Kathmandu – A capital city of Himalayan kingdom Nepal. Kathmandu is largest city of Nepal with 3 Million inhabitants and lys on 1400 Meters from sea level .
Kathmandu – A valley divided on 2 different district Kathmandu, Bhaktapur (city of Devotees) , Lalitpur (city of fine arts).
Kathmandu has been the center of Nepal’s history, art, culture and economy. It has a multiethnic population within a Hindu and Buddhist majority. Religious and cultural festivities form a major part of the lives of people residing in Kathmandu. Tourism is an important part of the economy as the city is the gateway to the Nepalese Himalayas. There are also seven casinos in the city. In 2017, Kathmandu was ranked third among the top ten upcoming travel destinations in the world by TripAdvisor, and ranked first in Asia.
Not only this Kathmandu also known as Temple city and open museum of Art, culture, heritage , unique architecture , welcoming peoples and their culinary arts . This area also a home town of 7 UNESCO world heritage sites .
Things to do in Kathmandu
Kathmandu it self a open museum for arts, culture and heritage . We have listed some activities we must visit while you are in Kathmandu .
UNESCO HERIATGE SITES IN KATHMANDU
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Patan Durbar Square
- Bhaktapur Durbar Square
- Boudha Nath Stupa
- Pashupati Nath Temple
- Changu Narayan Temple
MUSEUM IN KATHMANDU
- The National Museum
- The Natural History Museum
- Hanumandhoka Palace Complex
- The Kaiser Library
- The National Art Gallery
- The NEF-ART (Nepal Fine Art) Gallery
- The Nepal Art Council Gallery
- Narayanhity Palace Museum
- The Taragaon Museum
NIGHTLIFE IN KATHMANDU
Kathmandu – a city, which sleep earlier but there are some place where you can enjoy nightlife
- Thamel – A major tourist hub . A perfect destination for nightlife .
- Durbar Marg
- Jhamsikhel (Patan)
SHOPPING IN KATHMANDU
- Thamel – perfect for touristic items, cloths, gifts item.(Popular with tourist)
- New Road – A shoppers heart, you can get everything’s here . popular with Locals .
- Asson(Kathmandu) – Ancient narrow ally , popular for wholesale items, colorful women wear, spices. This market is best place to test your crowd adventure .
- Patan – Perfect place to buy statue and fine arts .
FOOD AND DRINKS
- Thamel – all popular restaurants, bar are located on this place .
- Jhamsikhel (Patan) – Multi cuisine restaurants are here .]
- Durbar Marg (Kings Street) – Fine-dining , KFC, Subway and international chains restaurants are here .
PLACE TO STAY
- Thamel and near by – Very popular with backpackers . you can find many hotels, hostels in this area . Thamel itself capital of tourism , all major tourist activities, hotels, restaurants , shopping store are in these area.