Kathmandu sightseeing | Kathmandu day trip | Explore Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal which is located at the elevation of 1350m from sea level. It is the largest city of Nepal which is divided into three cities including Bhaktapur and Patan. Most of the Durbar Squares, old temples and monasteries are located in this valley and known as city of Temples. The city is mostly popular for temples including Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath. Swyambhunath and Bouddhanath are Buddhist temples where you can see the Buddhist religious activities along with Buddhist Monks. Likewise, Pashupatinath is the biggest Hindu temple which is located at the bank of Bagmati river which is a holy river. You can observe ritual activities of Hindu everyday in this temple and the strangest thing could be the crimination. Patan is popular for its wooden and metal crafts as well as fine arts and painting. It has its own Durbar square called Patan Durbar square. You can see several Hindu and Buddhist monuments built during the Malla dynasty from 15th to 18th century. Bhaktapur is the oldest city of Nepal and it is 15km far from Kathmandu. This city is famous for Bhaktapur Durbar square, the typical Newari houses, old Palace, temples and Newari culture. This city was formed by king Anand Dev in 889 A.D and ruled by Malla who built magnificent temples statues and golden gate.