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.

Bhaktapur, Nepal
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.
Bhaktapur - Kathmandu Valley
Kathmandu valley Bhaktapur
Pictures of Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Kathmandu valley
Taumdhi Square Bhairab Temple
Bhairab Temple


Photos of Taumdhi Square and the Bhairab Temple.
Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, Nepal Bhaktapur in Kathmandu valley, Nepal
Wood carving, Nepal Wood carving, Nepal
Wood carving, Nepal


Nice sculptures in wood, Bhaktapur is famous for excellent wood carving arts.
Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal


The tour to Kathmandu valley continues in Patan, a sub-metropolitan city known for tradition of arts and crafts.
Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Photos of Patan in Kathmandu.
Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal


Hiking in Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Wood carving in Nepal Wood carving in Nepal
More excellent samples of wood carvings, decorating temples, palaces and pagodas.
Wood carving in Nepal Wood carving in Nepal
Patan
Patan Patan
Patan
Souvenir shops in Kathmandu valley Souvenir shops in Kathmandu valley
Souvenir shops in Kathmandu valley


Street vendors in Patan, selling souvenirs and handicrafts.
Patan Golden Temple
Patan Golden Temple
Patan, Nepal Patan, Nepal
Durbar Square
The next stop is Durbar Square.
Durbar Square Durbar Square - Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Pictures of Durbar Square in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Kumari palace
The Kumari palace in Durbar Square.
Kumari palace, Nepal
A door, with very nice decoration in wood.
Kumari palace, Nepal
Kumari palace, Kathmandu
Kumari palace's windows.
Kumari palace, Kathmandu
Induist temple of Pashupatunath
The last stop of this Kathmandu Valley tour is at the Induist temple of Pashupatunath...
Cremation
Cremation Cremation
...where I assist to cremations.
Shiva temple
The Shiva temple.
Shiva temple
Pashupatunath
The main temple's complex.

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