In Kathmandu valley there are many Historic ancient Temples and Buddhist Stupas.Over the years, famous ruling dynasties like, Kirats, Licchavis, Mallas, and Shahs decorated Kathmandu like a princess. Kathmandu valley is one of the example cities in the world for being a perfect religious harmony city. Here, Buddhism and Hinduism coexist in peace and respect.
Kathmandu valley is famed for it is natural beauty and history, holistically palace. Once a separate kingdom in itself, it contains three fabled cities, Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur. Each is an artistic exposition of graceful temples, elegant palaces, brick paved courtyards and quaint streets. As a whole, the valley is surrounded by tier upon tier of green mountain walls above which tower mighty snow capped peaks. The valley is rich in places of pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists. Both of their deities well side by side by both Tantric symbolism and ancient animistic beliefs. Very old Hindu text has described the Kathmandu valley as the land of gods surrounded by beautiful mountain around. It is said that there were as many temples as there were houses and many idols as there were people. In fact Kathmandu boast, one of the largest congregations of magnificent historical monuments and shrines ever built.
Highlights of Historic Temples and Buddhist Stupas
- Kathmandu valley -The colorful, vibrant, and animated city in Nepal
- Patan Durbar Square -world cultural heritage sites.
- Bouddhanath Stupa- Explore the largest stupa of South Asia.
- Enjoy the panoramic views of the Himalayas, and bird eye’s view of Kathmandu from Swayambhu Nath Stupa.
- Get the meditating vides by the bank of Bagmati river from Pashupatinath Temple.