skip to Main Content

Local Attractions

https://visitnepal2020.com/

Katmandu, capital of Nepal is a valley surrounded by mountains. It is an incredibly diverse and historic city. Kathmandu, the largest city of Nepal, is the political, as well as cultural capital of the country, where Nepalis have arrived from all corners of the country and assimilated.

Kathmandu Valley consists of 3 districts namely Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. These three districts retain UNESCO World Heritage with the old palaces Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, SwayambhuNath, BoudhaStupa accompanied by a number of pagoda style temples, Living Goddess’ residence.

Kathmandu is one of the oldest city with culture, architect. It has best shopping areas for tourist namely Thamel, Kingsway and best hotels, live music, nigh clubs, casinos, massage parlor, yoga and meditation with in two kilometers from the Conference venue. The Conference hotel is situated in the heart of Kathmandu from where one can walk upto Kathmandu Durbar Square, visit Royal Palace Museum, Thamel Bazar and other recreational amenities and international cuisine of every kind from Korean to Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Indian to Mexican and more are available within a square kilometer.

Living Goddess Kumari

Living Goddess Kumari

Regarded as a Living Goddess, a young Newar girl with no blemishes is chosen to represent the Goddess Kumari as an incarnation of Goddess Taleju, the tutelary deity of the Malla dynasty and the Shah dynasty which inherited the tradition.

Kumari Ghar (Kumari Home) is situated across Kathmandu Durbar Square which is hardly 1.5 km from the conference venue where one can have the glimpse of this Goddess.

Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhunath, overlooks most parts of the valley giving visitors a panoramic view of the city. The stupa has stood as a hallmark of faith and harmony for centuries with Hindu temples and deities incorporated in this Buddhist site. The glory of Kathmandu Valley is said to have started from this point. Swayambhu is one of the holiest Buddhist stupas in Nepal. It is said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. This stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and has numerous shrines and monasteries on its premises. It is one of the UNESCO Heritage Site.

Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa

Boudha is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites and one of the most imposing landmarks in Kathmandu.

Visible as soon as one land at the Tribhuvan International Airport, it is the largest stupa in the Kathmandu Valley.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is one on the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva. Built in the 5th century and later renovated by Malla Kings, the site itself is said to have existed from the beginning of the millennium when a Shiva lingam was discovered here. The largest temple complex in Nepal, it stretches on both side  of the Bagmati River which is considered holy by Hindus. The main pagoda style temple has a gilded roof, four side covered in silver and exquisite wood carving. Temples dedicated to several other Hindu and Buddhist deities surrounded the the temple of Pashupatinath.

Bhaktpur

Bhaktpur

Among the three major cities of Kathmandu Valley, Bhaktpur retains some of its ancient way of life, reminding you of what the entire Kathmandu valley must have looked like during the medieval period. The remarkable architecture, the exquisite woodcarving and metal craft that can be seen around the city takes one back to the time of the Malla rules who patronized art like on other dynasty. The pagoda style temples rise above the Bhaktapur skyline. The pottery Square, the palace (Durbar) square which dates back to the 12th century, where devotees still celebrated their Centuries old festival and the temple squares that still remain vibrant, are Bhaktapur’s major attractions, But the city’s archaic look itself draws tourists besides the elaborate festivals that remain unchanged for centuries. The Durbar Square is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites of the valley.

Patan

Patan

Patan is 4 km far from the venue and is reached by crossing the Bagmati River. Despite its proximity to Kathmandu, it still retains old world charm and traditional professions such as woodcarving and especially metal crafts. As you walk through the city you still hear the tapping of tiny hammers as a craftsman works on a statuette or ornaments. Patan is very full of temples and monasteries which look similar in their pagoda style architecture and woods carved-windows.

Patan Durbar Square (durbar means place), a UNESCO World Heritage site the major attraction with the old royal palace and a host of artistically designed temples all within the square. The Patan Museum within the palace has a fine collection of metal craft, wood carving and a precious Malla era the one. In the Durbar Square is the beautiful Krishna temple built entirely of stone which is most important Krishna shrine of the valley.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park

In the southern region of Nepal, the jungle of Chitwan National Park provides wildlife experience. Majestic Royal Bengal tiger and Greater one-horned rhinoceros with elephant riding and jungle safari id ideal part of the national park.

Pokhara

Pokhara

Pokhara is Nepal’s best adventure and leisure destination and a gateway to treks in the Annapurna region with plenty of entertainment for individual travelers and their families. In Pokhara one can experience the excitement of adventure: boating, hiking, pony rides, paragliding, bungee, zip line or simply relaxing at one of the several lakes in the valley.

Lumbini

Lumbini

Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha. One can take 25 minutes flight and 30 minute drive to reach to Lumbini.

Back To Top