Day tour in Kathmandu valley
The day tour in Kathmandu valley, we will take you 4 tourist attraction sport which are Pasupati temple (famous Hindus temple) Kathmandu durbar squire, Shyambhunath temple and Patan Durbar squire. The tour starts at 9 am and finished about 4 pm.
Situated 5 Kilometers east of Kathmandu city, Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in pagoda style has gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors will be permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Rivers Bagmati, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non-Hindus. Pashupatinath is the center of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February / March. Behind the temples are the cremation grounds.
This stupa, eight kilometers east of Kathmandu City is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. This Buddhist stupa was built by King Man Dev at the advice of Goddess Mani Jogini. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is ringed by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priests.
In the afternoon visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the "Monkey Temple". There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Rest of the day free to explore on own.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu's Durbar Square was built primarily in the 16th and 17th centuries. Like Nepal's other Durbar Squares, it contains a royal palace (a "durbar") and many temples built in a traditional Newar, pagoda style. On the southern border of the square lies the KumariChowk (House), home to Nepal's "Kumari" - a prepubescent girl chosen as the living incarnation of the Hindu goddess, Taleju. Once the Kumari reaches puberty, another 3-5 year old girl is chosen in her place. In the meantime, the Kumari is worshipped as a living goddess, but leads a cloistered life and emerges only several times a year for religious festivals. Her feet are never allowed to touch the ground.
Historically known as Lalitpur- the city of fine arts, Patan is the oldest town among the three sister cities. It proffers huge collection of finest workmanship on its Newari and Buddhist monuments. Patan is the house of distinguished artists who have been performing their skills on wood, stone, metal and canvas from the time immemorial. Pagodas, Shikhara and octagonal temples enclose Patan Durbar Square, the medieval royal palace. Five storied Kumbheswar temple is one of the busy temples nearby the square. Golden temple- the Buddhist Vihar from 12th century, Rudravarna monastery, the temple of thousand Buddhas and so forth are worth visiting. Last but not the least, while being at Tibetan Refugee Camp, you will see the manual procedure of carpets weaving.
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