Nepal tours information or Sightseeing tour in Nepal
ancient history of Katmandu begins from Manjushree ( The Buddhist Saint).
Before Manjushree came to Kathmadnu it was a lake, he cut southern side of
the lake and drained out the water and made it in habitable. many dynastic
came and went. Trade and arts flourished. There are seven heritage sites
in the valley. Kathmandu has an exotic setting. It is surrounded by
tier of green mountains wall above which tower mighty snow -capped peaks
in winter. It consists of three main towns of great historic, artistic and
cultural interest: Kathmandu, Patan and Bhadgaun. The Valley covers an
area of 596sq. miles. It is situated at 1330m.above the sea-level. The
major tourist attractions in Kathmandu include:
DURBAR SQUARE :
Durbar in Nepali means
"Palace"and in patan and Bhaktapur as well as kathmandu
there are durbar aquares in front of their old palaces. The king no longer
lives in the old royal palace in Kathmandu. Actually durbar square is the
"Heart "historic seat of Royalty. The durbar square, with its
old temples and palaces. Basantapur
tower, Kumari (The living goddes), Kastamandap (House of wood), Garuda,
Shiva temple, Sweta and Black Bhairab, Talaju Temple, Old royal
palace,anuman statue (God of monkey) and etc.
known as Lalitpur. An ancient city is situated on the southern bank of the
river Bagmati and is about five kilometers southest of
kathmandu. The city is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, with
fine bronge gateway, gurdian deities and wonderful carvings. Noted for its
craftsmen and metel workers, it is known as the city of artists.
Also known as Bhadgaon, 'city of devotees' is 14 km east of Kathmadnu. The
exquisitely carved 55 windows palace. The Golden Gate an old palace,
5-stored Nyatapola temple and Bhairab Temple near by and Duttatray aquere
etc can be observed.
An ancient stupa at the top of a steep hill. Believed to be more than 2200
years old. The over looking eyes of the Buddha on central stupa seen from
four sides is a glamorous view to watch. This temple also call as Monkey
Possibly the world,s largest stupa and of Tibetan Buddhist Culture in
Nepal. Antique shops where you can buy things of your interest relating to
Buddhist surrounded the monastery. During the Tibetan New year, There are
many Buddhist visiting Buddha.
The Pashupatinath temple stands along the side of Bagmati river. It is
theholiest Temple for Hindus. Many people from different part of Asia
visit this Temple. Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, is also a site for
Hindu cremation. During the festival Shiva Ratri temple crowed by
FOR SUNRISE : (Nagerkot)
FOR Mountains VIEW: (Dhulikhel)
is wedged between the Punyamata and Roshi streams. Panauti forms the shape
of a triangle with a serpent (Naga) idol standing
at each of its three corners to protect from floods. Pride of this place
goes to the massive,
three-tired Indreshwor Mahadev. Some authorities believe this to be the
original structure that was raised here in 1294 AD, which would make it
the oldest surviving Nepal. The shrine area at the sacred confluence
called the Khware', is one of those tranquil spots that can way lay a
dreamer for hours. The large 'battal', a favorite hang out for the local
pensioners, the collective range of fresco depicting scenes from Hindu and
some Buddhist mythology. Vishnu in cosmic deep, Rama killing the
ten-headed demon-king Ravana and even Krishna being chased up a tree by a
pack of naked Gopis (milkmaids). On the opposite back stands the recently
restored 17th century Brahmayani Mandir.
trial leads up to a bigger Tibetan gompa on top of the prayer flag
festooned ridge behind and in one of the out buildings is preserved a
famous stone relief sculpture depicting the legend of Namo Buddha.
According to the fable Buddha, in on of his previous lives as a hunter,
encountered a starving tigress and her cubs here, and moved by compassion,
offered his own flesh to her, a sacrifice that helped pave the way for his
eventual rebirth as the historical Buddha. The stupa is supposed to
contain the hunter's bones and hair.
The work is underway at Lumbini to transform three square miles of flat, empty land into an expression of Buddha's peace and compassion creating a sculpted landscape to make the teaching of Lord Buddha accessible to all humanities. The project area designed on a north-south axis encompasses three zone each covering one square mile. The Lumbini village lies as a gateway to the outer world. The second zone, on either side of a canal and walkway will be developed into a monastic enclave where nations, institutions and organization can build places of worship that reflect varying religious ideals and styles. A meditation center will be the highlight of this zone. The third and most important zone is the sacred garden itself where the beauty of its plant life will be restored to create a reverent atmosphere in which one can experience Buddha's universal message.
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