Cities of Nepal, Travel Destinations

Nepal, bordered by India and Tibet, is a fascinating country with a rich cultural, religious and historical heritage. Boasting a stunning, varied landscape which features an exquisite silhouette of the Himalayas, tourists are drawn to Nepal because of its unique natural wonders as well as its religious pilgrimages. Not only does Nepal enjoy natural splendor, but it also has a number of modern cities with all the necessary amenities and many interesting attractions, making it the ideal tourist destination.

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and the country’s largest city. Located in the beautiful Kathmandu Valley, the cosmopolitan city of Kathmandu offers visitors an array of fascinating sights including temples, architectural feats and modern casinos. It is certainly an eclectic blend of history, ethnicity, religion and vibrant modern living. Nearby this bustling city are the Nepalese cities of Bhaktapur and Patan. Bhaktapur is known as the “City of Devotees” and has a long history of religious devotion. The atmosphere in this city is far more serene and is a wonderful place to reflect on where you are going in life. Patan, with its Newari pagodas, is renowned as a center for local crafts and fine art. Visitors will be impressed by the many stupas and temples as well as the many medieval structures that are scattered through Patan.

It is very clear to see that Nepal is a land enveloped in a spiritual air. Many travel to Janakpur as it is said to be the birthplace of Hindu goddess Sita, the consort of Lord Rama. Lumbini is renowned as the birthplace of Buddha. Pilgrims can frequently be seen making their way through Nepal, from city to city and town to town, to visit the many temples and stupas in search of spiritual enlightenment.

The cities of Nepal are alive with modern culture too. There are nightclubs where you can dance until the early hours of the morning and casinos provide an abundance of entertainment. Numerous adventure tours begin in the cities, leading you on hikes, camping tours and other exciting activities. Nepal’s cities truly offer tourists a remarkable journey filled with entertainment, adventure, culture and religious experiences.

In this section of you will discover fascinating details about the various cities in the country. Find out more about the history, attractions and activities of each of Nepal’s cities. Join us on the adventure of a lifetime.

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