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Day tour Kathmandu

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$90 USD

1 days

On your chosen time in the morning, guide and driver will meet you at Nepal Social Office or at your hotel then take you to Old Kathmandu city. Kathmandu is also famous as City of Temples. The best place to start our tour is Kathmandu Durbar square, which is a concentrated mass of temples and Monuments like Kasthamandap- a building from which Kathmandu has derived its name, Ashok Vinayak – a small pagoda temple dedicated to elephant headed god Ganesha, MajuDeval – A temple with five tire plinth popular for basking and for fixing informal appointments with friends, Shiva Parvati Temple – Temple with an image of Shiva with his Consort Parvati on a open window watching world go by below them, KumariBahal – house of leaving goddess, Krishna Temple – Octagonal stone temple eight corner signifying the eight incarnation of God Vishnu, SwetaBhairab – Hidden horrible image of SwetaBhairab dates 1794 and the face is reveal once a year during IndraJatra festival, which usually falls in the month of September Jaggannath Temple – Temple with erotic carving on its roof struts, Kala Bhairab – A huge stone image with six arms tramples the corps is the fearsome manifestation of Shiva, which represent human ignorance. Taleju Temple – A huge magnificent pagoda temple dedicated to goddess Taleju, goddess from the south India but later she became the tutorial goddess of Royal family. Hanuman Dhoka – Ancient Royal seat guarded by Hanuman – monkey headed God, in this Palace no longer Royal family lives; it has been retained for the ceremonial purpose. A short drive / walk from Kathmandu city will lead us to SwyambhunathStupa – 2000 years old stupa is a symbolic representation of Buddhahood. And then we drive to The Bouddhanath,It is one of the largest stupa in the world, built by King LichchhaviDev, in the V century, is located 8km east of Kathmandu. The colossal and ancient stupa of Boudha is 36m high, also a World Heritage Site, is known as Khasti or dew drops, it is said that the builders had to use dew to mix the mortar as Kathmandu was suffering from a severe drought during its construction.


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