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 Bhaktapur - Kathmandu Valley
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.

 

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 Kumari palace, Nepal
A door, with very nice decoration in wood.



 

Kumari palace, Kathmandu Kumari palace, Kathmandu
Kumari palace's windows.



 

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 Shiva temple
The Shiva temple.



 

Pashupatunath
The main temple's complex.

 

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