Nepal is a small country, but when it comes to tourism, to the world itself. Without a doubt, Nepal has 8 of the 14 highest mountain peaks globally, including Mount Everest, 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the land of the brave Gurkhas, and The Light of Asia, Lord Buddha. If you are planning to visit Nepal and are wondering where to go? Don't worry. We have listed here the 25 most famous places that are rated and appreciated by visitors.
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the most important travel destination. With a single international airport, Tribhuvan International Airport, 7 of the 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, surrounding natural sites, and unique and diverse culture, Kathmandu is the most important tourist destination in Nepal. You will explore Kathmandu's Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Kirtipur, Pharping, Budhanilkantha in the Kathmandu Valley, while Kopan Monastery, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Shivapuri, Phulchowki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri are nearby.
Boudhanath is the largest stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal. In Nepalese Bhasa, it is known as Khasti. In the Tibetan language, it is known as Bouddha by Jyarung Khashor or a Nepalese audio system. It is located about 7 kilometers east of the oldest stupas in Kathmandu. It is believed that this stupa was built around the 5th century.
There are 45 different Buddhist monasteries in this area. UNESCO included it in the international history websites in 1979 A.D. There may also be many small temples dedicated to many Hindu gods and smaller Buddhist stupas with all forms of architecture.
The temple of Budhanilkantha is one of the famous temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu in the Kathmandu Valley. It is located around ten kilometers from the Kathmandu city center, at the foot of Shivapuri National Park, and it is the largest and most beautiful stone sculpture of Nepal. It is the most mysterious.
The statue of Budhanilkantha was hewn from a single square of dark basalt stone of unknown origin. It is 5 meters long and stands leaning backward in a recessed water tank, 13 meters long. The statue is also known as the sleeping Vishnu or Jalakshayan Narayan; the figure outlines the deity lying on the twisted coils of the cosmic snake Shesha (Shesha is the endless, multi-headed lord of the snake god known as Naga, and also the servant of Vishnu). Vishnu's four hands hold protests, which are images of his heavenly features: a chakra or circle (speaking to the brain), a shell (the four components), a lotus flower (the universe in motion), and the garrotte (primitive information).
The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous and holy Hindu sanctuary dedicated to Pashupatinath. It is located on the Bagmati River banks, five kilometers northeast of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal's capital.
Pashupatinath's forests, Jaya Bageshwori, Gaurighat, Deupatan,
Kutumbahal, Pingan Nath, Gaushala, and Sleshmantak. There are about 492 temples, chaityas, sales, etc. Pashupatinath temple is built in different styles, and there are almost one thousand Shivalingas in the Pashupatinath region. It was added to the World Heritage List in 1972 A.D.