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|Subject: Kathmandu City 13/11/2010, 9:03 pm|| |
Kathmandu is the biggest city and the official capital of Nepal. Itis located in Kathmandu Valley, which has two other cities calledLalitpur and Bhaktapur. One is the old city and the other is the newcity of Kathmandu Valley. The language spoken in Nepal is Napali.Kathmandu city has a total population of 700,000 and it is the onlydeveloped and modern city in the entire Nepal.The view from the Airport is so breathtaking as it is covered fromhills all over and has untapped natural beauty and greenery all over.The main religion followed in Kathmandu is Hinduism. It is present inthe center of the Himalayas and some of the peaks of the Himalayas areclearly visible.Kathmandu has a very famous temple that is called Kaasthamandap,which was built in 1567 AD. It is also called Marusthal and is entirelymade of wood. It is now rules by the government, but once, it was ruledby the royal house.Swayambhunath and Boudhanath are two famous stupas within Kathmandu.It also has a famous Hindu shrine, called Pashupatinath. Kathmanducity, throughout the year, has honeymoon visitors visiting mostly fromIndia. The city has a small thickly populated place where you will findmonks in abundance. The city has seven most prominent groups ofmonuments that are rich in culture and heritage, which speak volumesabout the city historic past. Durbar Square and Changu Narayan templeare very unique, which is worth a visit.Kathmandu has some of the best five star hotels in the main city and gambling in the casino is legal.