Kathmandu Valley’s Magnificent Monuments

February 24, 1975, was a red letter day in Nepal’s contemporary history. This was the day when a significant number of kings and queens, princes and princesses, and presidents and prime ministers assembled in Kathmandu to witness a once-in-a-lifetime event—the coronation of a king. Continue reading

Dharma Raj’s Lions

Hanuman Dhoka, or Kathmandu Durbar Square, is a World Heritage Site Monument Zone.  First time visitors must surely be surprised to see that it is no museum like location, one in which things are put on more fro display than for anything else. Oh no, Kathmandu Durbar Square is the centre of a centuries-old culture and a beehive of activities. Continue reading

Nepal’s Outstanding Monuments

Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Squares

Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka, is where the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings are located. Besides a number of palaces and historical courtyards, Continue reading