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


An important and fascinating World Heritage Site, made up of three large squares filled with shrines, temples and activity; Bhaktapur is the essential Newari city with some of the finest architecture in Nepal. In its heyday (14th-16th centuries) Bhaktapur was the most powerful of the Kathmandu Valley kingdoms and its capital for 300 years. Continue reading