Know the interesting things before visit to Kathmandu.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and is the largest city. Tourism is a major source of income for most of the people in the city. Hindu and Buddhists pilgrims from all over the world visit Kathmandu’s religious sites. For example, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Changunarayan and Budhanilkantha.
Likewise, the neighborhood of Thamel is Kathmandu’s primary “travelers ghetto” with numbers of guest houses, restaurants and shops. Similarly, Asan is a bazaar and ceremonial square on the old trade route to Tibet and provides a fine example of a traditional neighborhood.
Kathmandu valley is an enormous treasure house of art and sculpture of wood, stone, metal and terracotta. You can find them in profusion in Temples,shrines, stupas, gumbas, chaityasm as well as palaces. Most art is in the form of icons of gods and goddess. Kathmandu is rich in many cultural and traditional resources. It is full of historic places and also the land of opportunity here in Nepal.
Another must see attraction is the Royal Palace, the site of the infamous 2001 massacre of the royal family by then Crown Prince. The Palace has been now converted into Narayanhiti Palace Museum. Museums in Kathmandu have rich collection of archaeological, historical and artistic importance. The galleries displays art work of the past and present. Pashmina, Trekking Gears, Stone and Bead jewelry, Handicrafts are some of the things that you can buy while your visit to Kathmandu.
There is no shortage of restaurant choices in Kathmandu. Momo, a mouthwatering Nepalese dumpling are something that everyone must try before they leave Kathmandu. The people in Kathmandu approach tourists tourist with a smile. Visitors can experience how a culturally diverse and rich societies lives in Harmony.