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Tag: heritage

  • Mid-Western

    Birendranagar

    Named in honor of the late King Birendra (28 December 1945-1 June 2001), the city of Birendranagar is located in the beautiful Surkhet Valley of the Mid-Western Region of Nepal and is considered to be one of the principal urban areas of the region. With a domestic airport situated just east of the city, Birendranagar has flights to and from Kathmandu, Jumla, Kalikot, Jumla, Mugu and Dolpa. ...

  • Central

    Bhaktapur

    Bhaktapur or 'the City of Devotees' is situated at an altitude of 1.401 m and covers and area of about four square miles. This small city still retains the medieval charm and visitors are treated with numerous natural wonders. The ancient glory of the Malla rulers reflects in the Durbar Square and pottery and weaving are their traditional industries. The city is situated a mere 14 km east ...

  • Culture

    Folklore

    Nepal is known as a country with a distinctive and strong cultural heritage. It is therefore little wonder that Nepal's folklore plays a large role in society. Nepali folklore and mythology provides readers and listeners with extensive insight into the lives of the various ethnic groups as well as Nepal as a whole. Such folktales can reveal much about tradition, activities, emotion, ...

  • Museums

    Hanuman Dhoka

    Upon entering the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex you will be greeted by a statue of Hanuman which was erected in 1672. He acts as the guardian of the palace and visitors assist in keeping his face painted red. Lord Narasimha can also be seen near the entrance and is a fascinating sight. The statue, which depicts Narasimha as half lion and half man, is defeating Hiranyakasipu, a known demon. It ...

  • Wildlife

    Tigers

    The tiger is the most written about animal in Asia. Despite this, there is still so much to learn about the behavior and habits of the tiger. An important question we need to ask ourselves is: Why should tigers matter to the human race? Well, let’s see what we know about Tigers.