11 Iconic Places to Visit in Kathmandu

11 Iconic Places to Visit in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal (B)

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal anchored in a valley enclosed by the Himalayan mountains, is a vibrant city with maze-like alleys, ancient architecture, and stunning temples. Many of the sights have been destroyed or damaged by an earthquake in 2015. However, this shouldn’t stop you from exploring the town as many of them are under renovation. Therefore, here’s a complete list of the iconic places to visit in Kathmandu to pique your interest. 

Thamel is one of the most popular districts of Kathmandu and full of tourists and crowds. Tibetan prayer flags adorn the skyline, while rickshaws, shops, and restaurants dominate the streets. It surely is one of the best areas for shopping for clothes and souvenirs. And if you plan on hiking in Nepal, as there are dozens of shops selling or renting the equipment.

One thing to note about shopping in Thamel or elsewhere in Nepal is to bargain hard. So, master those skills beforehand and aim for roughly half the prices of what the seller offers. However, don’t insist too much if the difference is just pennies. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 11 Iconic Places to Visit in Kathmandu
Guide Location: Nepal » Kathmandu
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Baia Dzagnidze
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.redfedoradiary.com/places-to-visit-in-kathmandu/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Thamel district
  • Kaathe Swyambhu Shree Stupa 
  • Seto Machhendranath Temple 
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Freak Street
  • Swayambhunath
  • Pashupatinath Temple Complex
  • Boudhanath Stupa
  • Garden of Dreams
  • Asan Street
  • Patan Durbar Square