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

Housing the “Lord of All”—Bhaideval Temple

A leisurely stroll along Patan’s busy roads, alleys and lanes bestows the stroller with wonderful spectacles, some of which you will probably remember for a long time to come, especially if you happen to come across one of the many colorful festivals that occur every other day or so during the more festive seasons. 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