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1 Day Kathmandu Cultural Heritage Sightseeing Tour

1 Day Kathmandu Cultural Heritage Sightseeing Tour
1 Day Kathmandu Cultural Heritage Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu valley is rich in the culture heritage with seven UNESCO World Heritage Site within the radius of 15 kilometers. You will find very few places in the world with so many heritage sites in a small area like Kathmandu.
Kathmandu valley, with a history of around 3000 years of civilization, is rich in culture heritage in comparison to other countries of South Asia. The seven monuments of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur were designated World Heritage Sites in October 1979.

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Stop At: Swayambhunath Maha Chaitya, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

This stupa, having hundreds of voltive shrines and other historical monument in and around it, was built in 250 B.C. This is the largest stupa in Nepal and it display typical Buddhist architecture. This while dome regarded as a spotless and pure jewel of Nirvana. It has thirteen tires, representing the elevator to Nirvana and a pair of painted eyes on all four sides of this stupa, symbolizing the all seeing eyes of the Buddha.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

This is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 8 km east of Kathmandu. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though its final to is bigger. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th century A.D. Every year in the winter, thousands of pilgrims from neighbouring countries come to visit this place.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

The Pashupatinath Temple is the largest Hindu temple and is considered to be the holiest of all Hindu temples. This is a two-tiered golden temple with four silver doorways, hundreds of Shiva linga’s, shrines and holy symbols. It is located on the holy river Bagmati, 6 km east of Kathmandu. It is believed that this temple was built long before the Christian era began. Its original beauty still remind with the beautifully sculpted stone sculptures found here. Thousands of Hindu comes here each year on Shivaratri. There is a cremation place for Hindus on the bank of the river Bagmati.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal

Patan is another ancient city inside Kathmandu Valley which is equally rich in the cultural heritage, arts and crafts. Places that we visit in this city are Krishna Temple, Patan Durbar (Palace) and a Buddhist monastery - Hiranya Mahavir.

Duration: 2 hours



Duration:6 to 8 hours
Commences in:Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
Country:Nepal
City:Patan (Lalitpur)

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