The most prominent places to visit in Kathmandu include ancient Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries displaying fascinating architecture, colourful street markets, important historical monuments and much more. It doesn’t matter whether you are into nature, adventure or it is spirituality that excites you, Kathmandu is a destination capable of catering all kinds of tourists. Once you are here, you can experience the best of nature, witness a mesmerizing view of the mighty Mt. Everest, get on a spiritual trip, or do all of it. The presence of Mt. Everest in Nepal brings a lot of adventure enthusiasts to its capital city – Kathmandu.
If you have a lot of time on your hand, the list of tourist places in Kathmandu is still quite long. Kathmandu is a major tourist destination, and one of the major factors responsible for its popularity is the large number of Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries it houses. Some of the most significant religious places are Kopan Monastery, Pashupatinath Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, etc. The options you have for some street shopping fun in Kathmandu are Thamel, Asan and Indra Chowk where you can buy good quality clothes and articles at prices that range between ‘reasonable’ to ‘very low’. And, if you are into nature and wildlife, Chitwan National Park and Langtang National Park, housing a wide variety of flora and fauna, will please your senses.
There are also some high elevation spots and peaks that let you see the unforgettable, panoramic views of the snow covered Himalayas. Furthermore, there are some serene and beautiful hill stations with thick forest cover and places with significant religious sites near it that you can visit on your trip to Kathmandu.