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Kathmandu UNESCO Day Tour

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    Our tour guide will pick up you from your hotel with private vehicle and take you for the tour of the valley. You will be visiting Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pasupatinath and Boudhanath. 

    Swyambbunath / Monkey Temple :-  The huge gold plated Vajra ‘thunderbolt’ set in the east side of the stupa, Buddha statue on the west side of Swayambhu, The Sleeping Buddha, The Dewa Dharma Monastery, noted for a bronze icon of Buddha and traditional Tibetan paintings, The temple dedicated to Harati, the goddess of all children. It is said that she was an ogress before Lord Buddha converted her to be the caretaker of all children. Throw the coin and know your luck etc.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square:- Durbar Square was surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. Centuries old historical and cultural monuments are the major attraction of the place though several buildings in the Square collapsed due to a major earthquake on 25 April 2015. Still there are lot to see and lot to know. Besides that the Living Godesses- Kumari is the major attraction of the square. Temples, Royal palaces, courtyards, temples and many more to see in Kathmandu Durbar Square.

    Pasupatinath:- Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva. Built in the 5th century and later renovated by Malla kings, the site itself is said to have existed from the beginning of the millennium when a Shiva lingam was discovered here. Pashupatinath is also one of the very few living cultural heritage sites in the world. Unlike other cultural sites or museums, Pashupatinath is centre of energy with active participation of people all times of the day, every day. Experience this highly recommended religious hub for a mix of religious, cultural and spiritual experiences. Located 3 km northwest of Kathmandu on the banks of the Bagmati River, the temple area also includes Deupatan, Jaya Bageshori, Gaurighat (Holy Bath), Kutumbahal, Gaushala, Pingalasthan and Sleshmantak forest. There are around 492 temples, 15 Shivalayas (shrines of Lord Shiva) and 12 Jyotirlinga (phallic shrines) to explore. Besides that the cremation on the bank of holy Bagmati river is another attraction for tourists.

    Boudhanath:-  The 36-meter-high stupa of Boudhanath is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. With countless monasteries surrounding it, Boudhanath is the center of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. Built in the shape of a mandala designed to replicate the Gyangtse of Tibet, the stupa was renovated by Licchhavi rulers in the 8th century. The location of the stupa is interesting as it once lay on the ancient trade route to Tibet and it was here that Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers for centuries.

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