The Ultimate Kathmandu Bucket List

The Ultimate Kathmandu Bucket List, Kathmandu, Nepal (B)

This list will guarantee that you get the absolute best out of your visit to Kathmandu, however short. Some will tell you to get out of here as soon as possible, but I think that this city deserves a little more credit. It’s a bustling, dusty capital of bright lights and filled with temples, markets, stupas, sadhu’s and friendly locals. I have been here on two separate occasions and have loved every minute. I certainly didn’t get bored and I always learn something new every time I visit.

In April 2015, Kathmandu suffered a massive earthquake which hit a height of 7.8 on the Richter scale. The devastation in it’s aftermath caused huge tragedy with over 9 thousand locals and tourists dying in and around the buildings which fell. Thousands more were injured. Many of the ancient stupas, temples and people’s houses fell to the ground.

The city is slowly being rebuilt back to it’s original state but it’s taking some time, therefore you will see lots of rubble and construction going on all around you. Although it has been two years since the quake, it is still felt by people today. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: The Ultimate Kathmandu Bucket List
Guide Location: Nepal » Kathmandu
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sophie Pearce
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Boudhanath Stupa
  • Blueberry Kitchen
  • Ship
  • Thamel Doner Kebab
  • Purple Haze
  • Pashupatinath temple
  • Swayambu
  • Garden of Dreams
  • Kaiser Mahal
  • Kaiser Café
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Patan Durbar Square