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Places to Visit in kathmandu

A fast growing tourist spot, Kathmandu is the largest city and the capital of Nepal. Check out the royal ruins at the Durbar Square and the Hanuman Dhoka Palace. Move on to the exploring the temples of the city, the most popular ones being the Pashupatinath Temple, Kasthamandap Temple, and The Manju Dewal Temple. A stunning place to visit is Swayambhunath Buddhist Stupa where the Hindus and Buddhists of the country come together to pray and seek blessings.From gooey chocolate cakes to nutty buns and cheesy pizzas, a wide variety of cuisines find their way to the restaurants of Kathmandu. The most easily available are Tibetan, Chinese, Italian, and Continental. The nights are particularly exciting in this part of Nepal where you can not only indulge in pub and bar hopping, but also spend time at the casinos that are open 24 hours.

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  • Theme of Kathmandu [Cultural, Heritage, Adventure]
  • You'll love Kathmandu for [Traditional art, Outdoor Adventures, Religious festivals]
  • Watchout for [Frequent Load shedding, Traffic jams]
  • Best Time To Visit
    September - November
  • Altitude 4,593 ft. above sea level
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Attractions in kathmandu

Pokhara

Pokhara

Landmark

Spend approx 3 hours

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Garden of Dreams

Garden of Dreams

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 3 hours

Garden of Dreams was initially famous as the Garden of Six Senses...
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Godavari Botanical Gardens

Godavari Botanical Gardens

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 2 hours

Royal Botanical Gardens is the only garden in the whole of Nepal ...
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Dakshinkali Temple

Dakshinkali Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

The Dakshinkali temple is located just a few kilometers outside o...
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Places to eat in kathmandu

Helena's Restaurant

Helena's Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - NPR 450

Helena’s Restaurant in Kathmandu is one of the best places to vis...
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OR2K

OR2K

Restaurant

Cost for Two - NPR 1070

Are you a big foodie? Do you love to taste all kinds of cuisine a...
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Everest Steak House

Everest Steak House

Restaurant

Cost for Two - NPR 1070

If you are a fan of steak, then Everest Steak House would be the ...
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Northfield Cafe

Northfield Cafe

Cafe

Cost for Two - NPR 500

Northfield Café in Kathmandu is a quintessential place to enjoy a...
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Nightlife in kathmandu

Bourbon Room Restro Bar

Bourbon Room Restro Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - NPR 1000

The vibrant culture of Kathmandu will provide you with numerous o...
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Electric Pagoda

Electric Pagoda

Bars

Cost for Two - NPR 1200

Do you want to spend an awesome time with your friends while in K...
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Moksh Bar

Moksh Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - NPR 1000

The lanes of Kathmandu are filled with surprises to delight even ...
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Neon Pub

Neon Pub

Pubs

Cost for Two - NPR 1500

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Popular Flights To kathmandu

    • DEDDehradun
      KTMKathmandu
    • Jet Airways
      9W-186
    • 18:25 19:05
      1 Stop
    • 24h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,413
    • NAGNagpur
      KTMKathmandu
    • Jet Airways
      9W-658
    • 16:50 19:05
      1 Stop
    • 26h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,564
    • DELDelhi
      KTMKathmandu
    • Air India
      AI-213
    • 07:40 09:15
      Non Stop
    • 01h 35m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.6,627
    • ATQAmritsar
      KTMKathmandu
    • Jet Airways
      9W-809
    • 14:20 19:10
      1 Stop
    • 04h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,943
    • JAIJaipur
      KTMKathmandu
    • Air India
      AI-492
    • 13:30 09:15
      1 Stop
    • 19h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,338
    • AMDAhmedabad
      KTMKathmandu
    • Indigo
      6E-158
    • 06:10 13:30
      1 Stop
    • 07h 20m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,502
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Kathmandu Places to Visit

Kathmandu is a melting pot of cultures and a breathtaking mix of colours, sights and sounds. Religious fervour culminates in various cultural processions that are striking and spectacular. Here are some of the places to visit in Kathmandu.

Calming locales
The ancient temples of Kathmandu are a treat to history lovers. The magnificent Pashupatinath Temple, a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site, is one of the top places to visit in Kathmandu. Kumari Bahal, home to the town’s living goddess is a 3-storeyed courtyard. If you happen to visit during the annual Indra Jaatra festival, be a part of this ceremony and witness the goddess being carried in a golden palanquin. Swayambhunath is one of the foremost centre of Buddhism and is revered by Hindus and Buddhists alike. This is one of the best places to visit in Kathmandu to soak in the divinity and religious harmony of the valley. To get a feel of Tibetan Buddhism, visit the Boudhanath stupa which is the largest in the valley, standing at a formidable height of 36 metres.

Best Places to Visit in Kathmandu

Beads, Bangles & More
Don’t miss the alleyways of Indra Chowk which are packed with stalls selling bright beads, bangles & more. Walk through this place for an invigorating experience of shopping and sightseeing. Thamel, one of the top places to visit in Kathmandu, is where you can find clothes, music related items, trekking gears & an assortment of stuff inspired from its hippie culture of the past. If brand names are a must for you, King’s way is a better choice with high-end stores. Bishal Bazaar at New Road is the ideal location for gold and jewellery shopping. This area is also popular for clothes and accessories. Civil Mall is sure to energise you with its gamut of shops, food stalls, entertainment and sporting activities.

Momos to Pizzas
Yearning to have a good Tibetan meal? Utse is a good spot for just that, dishing out tasty Tibetan food. Kaiser Café in the Garden of Dreams is the ideal choice for a romantic night out. To binge on momos, head over to the Thamel Momo Hut, ladling out a variety of momos in sweet and salty variations. Blueberry Kitchen & Coffee Shop, in a quieter part of Thamel is great for desserts. New Orleans Restaurant offering a wide choice of American, European, Asian, Italian and Nepali cuisines along with live music is worth a visit too. Visit OR2K & Places Restaurant & Bar to savour delectable vegetarian food.

Kathmandu with its intoxicating mix of monasteries & stupas, courtyards & chowks is sure to blow you away. With these highlights of Kathmandu places to visit, make sure you experience all that this serene city has to offer.
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