The Stupa of Bouddhnath lies eight kilometers east of Kathmandu.
This colossal and ancient Stupa is one of the biggest in the
This lovely Royal Game Sanctuary, also known as Gokarna Safari
Park, lies about ten kilometers north-east of Kathmandu. Many
wild animals such as spotted deer can be viewed in the sanctuary
from an elephant back. On the northern side of Gokarna, is
a pagoda of Gokarneshwor Mahadev.
It is a typical Newari town, with many fine old buildings
and temples. Beyond the village, up a long flight of stone
stairs, is Bajra Jogini, a historical temple with a beautiful
view of the local area.
It is famous for its scenic beauty. There are magnificent
waterfalls, cataracts and rock formations. It is an ideal
place for picnic requiring a short walk after the motorable
It is a small town, eight kilometers south-west of Kathmandu
on the top of a hill. Tribhuvan University is located at the
foot of the hill. This historic town has many things to offer
like old shrines and temples, old houses, the people typically
dressed in old traditional costumes, people working on ancient
Situated nine kilometers South-west of Kathmandu, this place
is famous for its gorge. All the water of the valley drain
through it. There is a small but picturesque temple of Adinath
on the top of a hill. From this top one can have a panoramic
view of snow capped mountain peaks.
Situated between Chobhar and Dakshinkali the temple of Shekha
Narayan represents one of the four Narayans of the Kathmandu
Valley. The other three Narayans are Changu Narayan of Bhaktapur,
Visankhu Narayan of Patan and lchangu Narayan of Kathmandu.
The temple of Dakshinkali is situated about two kilometers
south of Shekha Narayan. Dakshinkali is regarded as one of
most important Hindu goddesses. Pilgrims visit this temple
to offer their prayer and animal sacrifices to the goddess.
Besides, this place has been developed as a popular picnic