People from different corners of the World love to visit Nepal for various reasons. Some visit here to experience the nature and mountains of Nepal, some love to trek in the Himalayas, and few tours here as they are fascinated about the food and culture of Nepal. Most people spend time in Kathmandu visiting historic and sacred attractions, and then they further visit the other parts of the country. Today in this blog, let us take you through some of the best places to visit in Nepal.
Kathmandu is the largest and the capital city of Nepal, and it is like no other city in the whole World. For many hundred years ago, Kathmandu was one of the three rival royal cities, along with Patan and Bhaktapur. The center of attraction of Kathmandu is Durbar Square, which is one of the largest palaces squares in the three royal cities as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Bhaktapur is the third of the “Royal Cities,” situated on the old trade route to Tibet. Its relative remoteness at the time allowed the city to develop independently and in ways that differentiate it from the other two cities. In comparison to Kathmandu & Patan, the population of Bhaktapur is mainly Hindu. The perfect places from which to start a tour of the town are Durbar Square, where in addition to the royal palace, multiple temples are even located.
The Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in one of its kind. Similar to Bhaktapur, it is situated on the old trade route to Tibet and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Stupa suffered from minor damages during the 2015 earthquake, but otherwise, it is in standard condition. The Stupa itself reflects the symbol of enlightenment, but at Boudhanath, it symbolizes clear.