The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu; an ancient city of arts and culture, has been selected as ‘Top Ten Cities to Visit in 2019’
In its latest announcement, Kathmandu city ranks at the fifth position among beautiful global cities like, Copenhagen, Shēnzhèn, Novi Sad, Miami, Mexico City, and many more.
While Copenhagen and Denmark topped the list at first and second positions, Shēnzhèn of China, Novi Sad of Serbia and Miami of Florida stood next followed by Kathmandu.
Commending Kathmandu’s efforts post the 2015 earthquake, Lonely Planet lauded the pace of ongoing earthquake reconstruction activity towards rejuvenating the quake-hit structures.
What Lonely Planet Said About the ‘City of Glory’?
In the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake, news reports from Kathmandu showed a city broken and in mourning, but today the narrative is all about reconstruction and rejuvenation. Sure, there’s work to do restoring the magnificent monuments that crumbled during the disaster, but historic sites are being returned to their former glory, and moves to calm the city’s infamous traffic, smog and noise have made Kathmandu more liveable than it has been in decades. There’s even reliable electricity and wi-fi as bonus creature comforts in the atmospheric and maze-like alleyways of the old city – Lonely Planet