Hanuman Dhoka is situated at the centre of Kathmandu. As its name suggests it resemblances religious meaning. Hanuman Dhoka situated pompously in the locality of Degutale Temple, Taleju Mandir, Nasal Chowk, nine storey Basantapur Tower, Panch Mukhi Hanuman Temple, Mul Chowk, Mohan Chowk, Sundari Chowk, Tribhuvan Museum, King Mahendra Memorial Museum and Kal Bhairab temple. Hindu legends possess that if a human being understands 17th century stone writings written in 15 diverse tongues on the fences of the palace, there would be immediate deluging of milk from the fence Hanuman Dhoka was the previous Royal Palace of the Malla kings and afterward was accepted onto the Shah reign. Royal family unit existed in the Hanuman Dhoka palace till 1886 and afterward moved to Narayanhiti palace. Though, the palace is tilled now used for rite and ritual circumstances. A latest King is coroneted within the palace. The palace has 17th century sculpture of Hanuman to the left of the palace doorway and astounding statue of Lord Narasimha. The palace stands the past recall of Royal family, culture and belief of Nepal. Museums contained by the palace lets one travel around the culture, religion, custom, tradition, architecture, history of Royal palaces etc. An entry charge has been locate for entering into the museums. Global travelers are charged Rs. 250 for the entry. Museums stay behind open for 7 days in a week with the exemption of Tuesday from 10.30 am to 3 pm in the winter and from 10.30 am to 4 pm in the summer. On Friday one must visit the museums from 10.30 am to 2 pm.
Bhaktapur is situated on the Eastern side of Kathmandu. It is also called as "Bhadgaon", "Khwopa". It is considered as the residence of antique Nepali religions, traditions and customs with the artistic and magnificent arts and handiworks. Each and every historical testimonial depicts medieval culture, traditions of Nepal. Mostly Newari people live in this district. It is only the place in Nepal which doesn’t have any western influence. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, sculpture of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty-five windowed Malla palaces are the existing delights of Bhaktapur. There are beautiful and hygienic restaurants and hotels for the travelers and tourists. The entry fee to enter the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is $10 for foreign tourists and only Rs. 50 for Nepalese and other SAARC nations and China.
Patan is situated to the 5km from the south-east of Kathmandu valley by Bagmati River. Patan has the total area of 459 hectares and it is surrounded by the 4 stupas made by the Ruler Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. It is also known as Lalitpur. There are numerous tale connected with the source of the word Lalitpur. On e of the legend told that in the previous era Kathmandu was suffered from the dryness and three citizens are allocated to call deity Red Machhendranath from Kamaru Kamachhya which is a place from Assam, India into the Kathmandu Valley for the rainfalls. Among them one was a farmer whose name was Lalit and who supposed to have donated additional than other.
When rainfall finally occurred in the valley, people became happy and citizens as a symbol of thanks sanskritized the Valley after his name and the word 'Pur' has a sense township and was lastly called as Lalitpur. Next story says that the valley was named after King Yalamber. The local of Patan people called it as Yala. History told that Patan was discovered in the 3rd century by the Kirat regime and afterward it was turned into excellence by Lichhavi in the 6th century pursued by Malla regime. Now Lalitpur sub metropolitan city has been classified into 22 wards. The town shows a potpourri of the best conventional handiworks and wealthy artistic heritage. Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple or Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, Mulchowk, Jagat Narayan Temple, Big Bell, Pillar of Yognarendra Malla, Hari Shanker temple, Vishwanath temple, Bhimsen temple, Marga Hiti, Mani Mandap, Café Pagoda, Rato Machhendra Temple, Minnath, Rudra Varna Mahavihar etc are the main view points of Patan.
It is 3kms far from the West of Kathmandu. Antique account has it that thousands of years ago Swoyambhunath was an island. Afterward only stupa was constructed. King Mandev donated in the development process in the 14th century. King Pratap Malla in 17th century improved the structural design and also built a staircase to reach to the stupa. At the recent time the stupa is a concrete hemisphere of clay and brick, supporting a superior pointed spire capped by a apex of copper glit and has Lord Buddha's eyes decorated on all the four directions of the spire base. Buddhists consider it as the most sacred place. Swoyambhunath also gives fantastic visions of the whole Kathmandu valley.
As the name designates, Pashupatinath temple is a place of worship of Lord Shiva and is the holiest place for Hindus. The blessed place of worship is situated on the banks of consecrated Bagmati River which is 5 kms east of Kathmandu city. People who are not of the Hindu origin are severely banned from ingoing the temple. It has two-tiered roof and four silver doors for entrance. Disciples from all over the earth come here to disburse their respect to lord Shiva.
Boudhanath characterizes Tibetan Buddhism. It is situated 8 kms East of Kathmandu and was constructed by Licchavis King Man Dev in the 5th century A. D. Its massive and antique stupa is considered as one of the world’s main stupa and has been made on a placed octagonal bottom and inset with alcoves representing Buddha and his teachings. After Chinese invasion in 1959, Tibetans in thousands came to this famed Buddhist Chaitya and animated the stupa. The stupa is enclosed by diverse temples or 'gompas'. The environment of the entire place lightens up with enthusiasm as scent of incense floats throughout the air. Singing of priests i.e. Monk and squeaking of entreaty wheels can be listened while walking in the region of the bottom. It is one of the major places for pilgrims and travelers in the nation.
Changunarayan temple is situated 15km far from the Kathmandu valley. This is the temple of Lord Vishnu and is known as Narayan and it is situated close to Changu. So due to this reason this temple is known as Changunarayan. This temple has the stone printed of 464 A.D and different master piece which depicts the clear history of Nepal. The temple also has the statue of the Vishnu's ten personification and they are Vishwaroop, Vishnu Vikranta, Vishnu riding Garuda, Nar-Singha Vishnu etc. kileswar shiva temple, Chinnamasta Devi and different deities are also situated at the surroundings of Changunarayan temple. The temple depicts the magnificent visions of Manohara River flowing throughout the green plants.
Lumbini is situated in the southern Terai of Nepal. It is approximately 300km south-west of Kathmandu. It is the origin of Siddhartha Gautam Buddha and is also considered as the holy pilgrimage place for Buddhists. In 250 BC, Ruler Ashoka made a huge stone pillar consisting an imprinted about the origin of Buddha. Lumbini resemblance historical, religious as well as cultural implication. Lumbini Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Tara Foundation, World Peace Pagoda, China Temple, Thai Monastery, Burmese (Myanmar) Temple, Nepal Buddha Temple and Dharmaswami Buddhist monastery are the main places of Lumbini. There is research centre as well as museum for Buddhist people. It is also taken as a good birding place as it residence different kinds of endangered groups of birds. There are many good hotels and restaurants for the tourists.
Chitwan National Park is situated in the inner part of the Terai, Chitwan. It has covered the area of 932 sq. km. The park gives a valuable expedition throughout Jungle Safari. While having jungle safari you will see many wild animals and rare animals too. Canoeing through the river provides you to see the crocodiles and it is very fun with some adventure. You will stay in the one of the best resorts and you will be guided on a cultural trip to the lifestyle and the cultures of the Chitwan people. In the time of evening and night you can enjoy the events of your interests. Read More >>
Sagarmatha National Park lies at the lap of Himalayas. It has covered an area of 1,148 sq. km. it shows the superb visions of the Rocky Mountains, glaciers, valleys and rivers. The park consists of an outstanding of plant groups, birdlife as well as many varieties of animals. Plant group like blue pine, silver fir, rhododendrons, birch etc have overvalued the charm of the park. On endeavoring inside the park, one may meet exceptional genus like snow leopard, pandas, lynx etc. Birdwatchers can have the most excellent visiting knowledge whilst screening extraordinary bird group like snow cock, pheasant, snow pigeon etc. In a conclusion, Sagarmatha National Park is a store of Himalayan natural sources.