Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and the biggest metropolitan city in Nepal. Patan/Lalitpur or Bhaktapur are sister cities of Kathmandu. Kathmandu valley tour is surrounded by Shivapuri, Phulchowki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu stands at 1400 meters and the total population of Kathmandu is 20 million people. After the structure in Durbar Square was called Kasthamandap and become the name Kathmandu.
Kathmandu is the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. As well as the headquarters of the central region among the five development regions constituted by the 14 administrative zones of Nepal. The sister cities of Patan and Bhaktapur are integral to Kathmandu from the point of view of tourism, economy, and cultural heritage recognition under the World Heritage site of UNESCO has recognized all the monuments in the three urban agglomerates as one unit under the title “Kathmandu valley- UNESCO- world heritage site.
Kathmandu Valley Tour-World heritage side-UNESCO
Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu Valley Tour: Kathmandu Durbar square known as Hanuman Dhoka square the best attraction in Kathmandu. The Name of Hanuman Dhoka becomes the statue of Hanuman established by the late king Pratap Malla at the entrance of the Royal palace in 1672 A.D. Most of the temples are built in pagoda style embellished with intricately carved exteriors as well as Most of the buildings we see here date from the 15th to 18th centuries.
This Durbar Square is made up of two sub-areas. The outer complex is renowned for numerous temples such as Kumari Ghar, Kasthamandap, Shiva- Parbati temple, and many others. Besides the fabulous temple and shrines, it has other interesting aspects are various festivals. The major festivals are Indra Jatra, Dashain, Gai Jatra, Mahindra-Nath Jatra, and many others. Hanuman Dhaka’s architecture is the most exceptional architecture and is the most important and knowledgeable sight for travelers.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Valley Tour: This Durbar Square is a museum of medieval art and architecture with many examples of sculpture, woodcarving, and colossal pagoda temples consecrated to different gods and goddesses. This Durbar was built in Shikhara style grouped with fifty-five windows palace of brick and wood.
The attraction of Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
55 windows Palace
Mini Pashupati Temple
Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Valley Tour: Patan oldest one of all the three cities in Kathmandu valley. known as artistic heritage. Perhaps, it is one of the oldest Buddhist cities in the world. The alternative name of Patan is Lalitpur. Patan Durbar Square is surrounded by a numerical stupa as the 4 corner sides of Patan. Famous emperor Asoka built the Four Stupa.
Patan is famous and popular due to the most elegant architectural treasures. A famous western Lady Writer said about the beauty of Patan, that “Patan means eternity itself and Patan Durbar Square is the Spectacular sight of Asia indeed”. Of course, this is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments with bronze gateway. The former Royal palace trek. Contact us for more details with Customized Tours.