Day tour of Kathmandu Valley in Nepal
08 January 2006
Kathmandu city tour, with visit to Bhaktapur, Patan, Durbar Square, Pashupatunath temple. They are very interesting places and most of them are included in the UNESCO heritage sites, because of their unique history.
The tour of Kathmandu starts with a visit to Bhaktapur, a town in the east side of Kathmandu valley, known for its ancient culture, temples, artworks in wood, metal and stone.
Pictures of Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Photos of Taumdhi Square and the Bhairab Temple.
Nice sculptures in wood, Bhaktapur is famous for excellent wood carving arts.
The tour to Kathmandu valley continues in Patan, a sub-metropolitan city known for tradition of arts and crafts.
Photos of Patan in Kathmandu.
Hiking in Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
More excellent samples of wood carvings, decorating temples, palaces and pagodas.
Street vendors in Patan, selling souvenirs and handicrafts.
Patan Golden Temple
The next stop is Durbar Square.
Pictures of Durbar Square in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
The Kumari palace in Durbar Square.
A door, with very nice decoration in wood.
Kumari palace's windows.
The last stop of this Kathmandu Valley tour is at the Induist temple of Pashupatunath...
...where I assist to cremations.
The Shiva temple.
The main temple's complex.