Kathmandu Valley has seven cultural monuments listed in World Heritage Site. They are as follows: three Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, Buddhist Stupas of Swoyambhu and Boudhanath and Hindu Temples of Pashupati and Changu Narayan.
Religious ensemble of Swoyambhu consist the oldest Buddhist stupa of Nepal and Changu Narayan has the oldest inscription dating from 5th century AD. The Buddhist temples have unique white washed hemisphere structures with gilded brass ornamentation while Hindu temples have tiered structure made of terracotta, brick and timber.
The three Durbar Squares, namely Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, represent the three medieval cities of Nepal. The cities host palaces, courtyards, temples, alleyways and museums which were built between 12th to 18th centuries and are richly carved and artistically embellished.
Kathmandu Valley represents a unique amalgamation and coexistence of Hinduism and Buddhism. These monuments are a testimony to the outstanding craftsmanship and cultural and artistic traditions of Newars, the indigenous inhabitants of Kathmandu Valley.
The major highlights of Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour in Kathmandu city are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa, Bouddhanath stupa, Kirtipur, Chobhar, Nagarkot, Daman etc. We are sure that this trip will fill your heart with full of excitement.