Kathmandu is not just Nepal's capital and largest urban sprwal, it is also one of the country’s major spiritual and cultural center.
Three words can delineate Kathmandu: magnificent, marvelous, and magical. Kathmandu is magnificent because of its otherworldly beauty; marvelous as it houses numerous medieval temples, royal palaces, glorious stupas, and religious shrines; and magical as it lures you for inexplicable reasons.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is truly the crowning glory of Nepal. Dotted with many sacred temples, stupas, religious monuments, and monasteries, Kathmandu is also known as the "City of Temples." For many first-time visitors, Kathmandu is an ordinary bustling little town, but as it reveals its beauty and charm, Kathmandu can be a place like no other!
At its heart lies the Kathmandu Durbar Square with its historic palaces, temples and public spaces. This site along with six other groups of monuments and buildings in Kathmandu Valley is listed in UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.
Kathmandu is the primary flight hub in Nepal. Popular destinations with direct flights to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan International Airport include Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Dhaka, and select cities in India, China & the Middle East.
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