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Kathmandu City Tour
The legends recount that the Kathmandu valley was once a great lake and that Buddhist people believed Manjushiri broached the valley wall with a magical sword, draining the water and creating the Kathmandu valley. The Hindus claim it was Krishna (God of Hindus) who performed the might deed, hurling a thunderbolt to create the Chobar Gorge. The scientists agree that the Kathmandu valley was submerged at one time and the rivers of the valley do indeed flow southwards through the narrow Chobar Gorge. Choose whichever legends you prefer.

The Kathmandu valley provides you ancient Hindus and Buddhist pilgrims historical places where is numerous temples, monasteries and stupas are dominated. All the temples, monasteries and stupas are decorated by enormous arts and architecture. The Kathmandu valley also offers you very old Royal places which built in 12th century ,long historical explanation old museums about political, social and religious happened in the past moment people culture and their life style and great mountain views.

In Kathmandu valley three cities are famous for sightseeing which called Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur.

Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar square is protected by UNESCO world heritage site. Kathmandu Durbar square ( old Royal palace) which built in 12th century. The Durbar square provides you numerous temples, Kumari Bahal ( House of Living Goddess), Kasthamandap (house of wood) and The old museum.
 
Pashupatinath
Pashupatinath is protected by UNESCO world heritage site. Pashupatinath is the holiest Hindu pilgrimage destination in Nepal. There are linga images of Shiva a long with the statues, shrine and temples dedicated to other deities in the complex. A temple dedicated to Shiva existed at this site in 879AD.However the present temple built by King Bhupatindra malla in 1697AD.A gold plated roof, silver doors and woodcarvings of the finest quality decorate the Pagoda construction. There are rows of Shiva shrines and Hindu pilgrims from all over south Asia offering( Puja) worship to Shiva tile of lord of destruction. The Bagmati river follows close by and the Arya Ghat cremation grounds are there.
 
Bouddhanath
Bouddhanath is protected by UNESCO world heritage site. Bouddhanath is among the largest Stupas in the south Asia and it has become focal point of Tibetan Buddhaism in Nepal. The white looms 36 meters overhead. The stupa is located at the ancient trade route to Tibet and Tibatan merchants rested and offered prayers have for many centuries. When refuges entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950 AD many of them decided to live around Bouddhanath. They established many Gompas and little Tibet Nepal was born. This little Tibet still the best places in the valley to observe Tibetan life style. Many people believe that Bouddhanath was constructed in the fifth century. The Bouddhanath is the visual feast of the colorful thangkas, Tibetan jewellery hand-woven carpets, mask and Khukuri (knives) are sold in surroundings stalls.
 
Swayambhunath
Swayambhunath is protected by UNISCO world heritage site. The History of the valley, according to the legends begins with Syambhunath or the self-existent in times uncharted by history, Budhisattva Manjusiri came across a beautiful lake during his travel. He saw a lotus that emitted brilliant light at the lake center, so he cut a Gorge in a southern hill and drained the waters to worship the lotus. Men settled on the bed of the lake and called it the Kathmandu valley from then on the hill top of the self existent lord has been a holy place. Syambhu is the major land of the valley and looks like a become below the Nagarjun hill. It provides excellent views of the Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu city also provides you other very famous and interesting gods and goddess temples which will take you the spiritual way. The Kathmandu city offers you life style of Newar people and them colorful festival.
 
 
Natural History Museum
Situated three kilometers west of the downtown Kathmandu and close to famous stupa of Swayambhunath, the museum is the only one of its kind in Nepal. The museum contains about 1400 species of butterflies, fish, birds, mammals and plants from across the country. Visitors can get detailed information about bio-diversity and flora and fauna of Nepal from the museum. The museum remains open everyday, except Saturday, Sunday and other government holidays. Taking photograph inside the museum is strictly prohibited.

 
Patan City Tour
Patan is protected by UNISCO world heritage site. Patan is the second largest city in the valley. It is some time referred to as Lalitpur, which means city of beauty. Patan has long Buddhist history and the four corners of the city are marke'd by stupas. Patan's central Durbar square is absolutely packed with temples. It an architectural feast with a far greater concentration of temples per sq meter than in Kathmandu or Bhaktipur. Numerous other temples widely diverse style as well as many Buddhist monasteries are sacttered around this fascinating town. The Patan Durbar square is a concentrated mass of temples, undoubtedly the most visually stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. There is also many others numerous temples are Krishna, Bhimsen, Taleju bell, Bhai Dega and others many temples gives you more experience about Nepali people faith and respect on religion. All the temples are decorated by numerous arts and architecture. The Patan also offers you Newari people culture and them life style. 
 
Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Most of the monuments in this square belong to the medieval Malla period 15th to 17th century. Important things to be seen in this area include the Golden gate and the Golden window of the old palace, the beautiful piece of traditional metal craft, the famed Krishna temple with 21 golden Pinnacles, the Royal bath of Sundari Chowk, a perfect piece of the classic work in stone, The Royal Taleju temple, Vishwa Narayan temple are the finest examples.
 
Krishna Temple
Built in the 16th century by late King Siddhi Narsingh Malla, this temple is made of pure stone. It is a marvelous structure constructed completely out of stone, except for the few pinnacles or the spires adjusted out of metal. 
 
Hiranya Verna Mahabihar
Located inside kwabadehal, this three storey golden pagoda of Lokeshwor (Lord Buddha) was built in the twelfth century by king Bhaskar Verma. Inside the upper storey of the pagoda, are the golden image of Lord Buddha and a large prayer wheel.
 
Kumbheshwor Temple
This fine tiered temple of Lord Shiva was built during the reign of King Jayasthiti Malla. A fair is held here on the Janai Poornima day in August.
 
The Ashokan Stupas
There are four ancient stupas popularly believed to have been built in 250 B.C. by Emperor Ashoka at the four corners of Patan. The four stupas are situated in Pulchowk, Lagankhel, Ebahi and in Teta (way to Sano Gaon) respectively. These stupas give evidence to the city's ancient religious importance.
 
Temple Of Machhendranath And Minnath
The pagoda of Red Machhendranath built in 1408 A.D. is situated in Tabahal. For six months the deity is taken to its other shrine in Bungmati. The temple of Minnath is situated in Tangal on the way to Tabahal.
 
Mahaboudha
A little further east from Patan Durbar Square lies this Buddhist temple made of clay bricks in which thousands of images of Lord Buddha engraved.

Bungamati
The twin villages of Bungamati and Khokana date from 16th century and typical ancient Newar Villages. This villages are located south of Kathmandu down a rutty road dotted with chaityas, appropriate for an ancient procession route. Bungamati is famous as the winter home of the Red Machhendra god of Patan who resides every winter in a powerful, Shikhara-style temple.
 
Bhaktapur City Tour.

Bhaktapur City Tour
The Bhaktapur city is protected as a UNESCO world Heritage site. Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon, it means city of the Devotees. It is the third major town of the valley and in many ways the most mediaeval.The Bhaktapur is one of the most charming architecture showpieces of the valley as it highlights the ancient. The main items of interest in the Bhaktapur are: The lion gate: Dating as far back as AD1696, this gate is guarded on either side by two huge statues of lions. A long side, there are two stone images of Gods. The Golden gate: The golden gate is said to be the most beautiful and richly moulded specimen of its kind in the entire world. The Golden is the mostly lovely piece of art in the whole Kingdom. The place fifty five windows : The place fifty five windows is the magnificent place was built during the region of King Yakshya malla1427 AD. Among the brick walls with their gracious setting and sculptural design is a considered to be a unique piece of wood carving. Nyatapola temple; The five- storey,30 meter- high Nyatopola temple is the highest temple in the whole Kathmandu valley, and also one of the best example of Nepalese traditional architecture temple. The temple was built in 1702 AD and its design was so elegant and its construction well done. The art gallery: The art gallery contains ancient paintings belonging to the Hindu and Buddhist tradition of various periods description. The near of the Durbar square there is the statue of the Bhupandra malla. This statue showing King Bhupatandra malla in the act of worship is set one column facing the place. The square has many others statues, this is considered to be the most magnificent. In Bhaktapur others more temples can be seen with a full of wonderful and magnificent arts and architecture.Bhaktapur also offers you such a glory woodcarving Handicrafts and colorful thangka paintings place. Bhaktapur offers you many others interesting things which always able to difference experience than yours own.


 
 


 
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