Kathmandu is the capital as well as the largest metropolitan city of Nepal. It is surrounded by four major mountains including Shivapuri, Phulchowki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri. Majority of the people in Katmandu speak the Nepal Bhasa -Newari, but still Nepali is the common language of the city. Katmandu is also a cultural as well as economic hub of Nepal. Tourism has been one of the major sources of economy of Nepal and Katmandu is considered as the gateway to Nepal Tourism. The wonderful city is blessed with many world heritage sites, which attract tourists around the world.
Kathmandu Tourist Attractions
Dhulikhel is an ancient town. It is located in 30-km east of Kathmandu on the side of the Arniko Rajmarga.
Kakani, located in 9-km north-west of the Kathmandu city, is famous for beautiful alpine scenery, which provides a view to the wonderful Himalayas.
Namo Buddha is known for its interesting story that commemorated by an ancient stone slab and a stupa.
Gorkha is famous for a beautiful old palace - Gorkha Durbar, which contains two wonderful temples of Gorakhnath and Kali.
Janakpur is known for its artistic marble temple of Sita (Janaki), popularly known as Naulakha Mandir.
Bouddhnath, which is located 8 kms east of Kathmandu, is one of the biggest Stupas in the world.
Pashupatinath Temple is a temple of Lord Shiva-Pashupatinath, famous for its wonderful architecture.
Gosainkunda is among the most famous religious pilgrimage sites of Nepal. It is located 132-kms north east of Kathmandu.
Namche Bazaar is mostly famous for the historic Sherpas. It is stretch across 241-kms.
Pokhara Valley has wonderful lakes including Phewa, Begnas and Rupa.