Spend a day getting to know Kathmandu Valley's ancient cities
Roam the UNESCO-listed Durbar Square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Square
Also see one of Nepal's oldest Buddhist temples, the Swayambhunath Stupa
Explore Boudhanath Stupa, the largest stupa in Nepal and holiest Tibetan Buddhist Temple outside Tibet
See open-air cremation sites at Pashupatinath, at Bagmati River (optional)
Spend a day exploring Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites. Explore Durbar Square, the olden kingdom throne of Kathmandu's rulers, before visiting the most important Buddhist shrine in all of Nepal: Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as Monkey Temple. You'll also get to see Boudhanath, the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist Temple outside Tibet. And for those who would like to delve deeper into local cultures, Pashupatinath is a not-to-be-missed as one of the most important Hindu Temples in Nepal, located near the Bagmati river. At the gates, plateaus are made that are used for the open air cremations that take place on a daily basis. You'll get better acquainted with the nation's rich heritage in this day trip, spanning the valley's ancient cities, as you wade through their numerous cultural and religious monuments.
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Fascinating look at the important temples at Kathmandu. Although Durbar Square has been impacted by the many earthquakes that the country has suffered, it is still worthwhile to explore the place for its strong historical significance.