Tag: history

  • Culture

    Nepal's culture is greatly influenced by its music, architecture, religion and literature. Your first sight of Nepal may leave you speechless, the great quantities of temples, churches, monasteries and other religious buildings, the hurly-burly in the streets and the number of people and animals socializing on every corner of the narrow cobble-stone lanes.

  • News

    Political Parties

    The political and governmental situation in Nepal is one of change. The old monarchy has given way to a republic that features a multi-party system. The head of state is a President. Head of government is the Prime Minister who exercises executive power. There are a number of Nepal political parties currently active in the country.

  • Attractions

    Art Galleries

    There are a great many art galleries in Nepal which display not only intriguing ancient artworks but also house more contemporary pieces. Much of the art of Nepal is strongly influenced by the Hindu and Buddhist religions that are prevalent in this land. As a result, you will find that most of the historical artifacts bear beautiful images of deities and other related matter. Nepal's art ...

  • Trekking

    Mustang Trek

    Nepal is a beautiful country filled with so much history and tradition, a lot of which is linked to the Hindu and Buddhist religion. Mustang is one of the regions that make up Nepal and the local people often call it "The Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal" - a name which is quite apt for the region. Mustang is located in the middle of the Himalayas mountain range making it quite a harsh and barren ...

  • Museums

    National Museum

    The National Museum of Nepal started as a museum for weapons and ammunition in the year 1928. Its original name was “Chhauni Silkhana” which, when directly translated, means: “The Stone House of Arms and Ammunitions.” Fortunately the potential and importance of the museum was noted and the museum, which was once only open to guests, became available to the public. In 1967 the museum was ...

  • Museums

    Kapilvastu Museum

    There is an array of magnificent museums situated all over the beautiful country of Nepal, each with their own beauty and distinction. In the case of the Kapilvastu Museum diversity also belongs within the Nepali museum, with its abundance of past history reserved in its mass collection of artifacts.

  • Places of Interest

    Gorkha Royal Palace

    It was said, that if anyone was seeking justice, no ruler was as fair and just as the King of Gorkha. The Gorkha kingdom was established in the year 1560, by the legendary King Drabya Shah. From the year 1604 to 1641, the Shah dynasty would become famous and rule over Gorkha. Today, the reminders of this era stand proudly in the form of the Gorkha Royal Palace, the Gorkha Bazaar ...

  • Central


    Nepal is littered with little towns and villages which are seldom visited by tourists. Some may feel that a particular town or village has little or nothing to offer, but what some find boring – others find fascinating. Those that visit Nepal for the sheer experience of learning more about the lives and cultures of the local peoples will usually enjoy visiting even the simplest little ...

  • Culture

    History of Nepal

    The early history of Nepal is quite vague, though pieces of it can be picked up here and there from various historical treasures. Although there is archaeological evidence to suggest that Nepal was already home to quite a few groups of people by the first century BC, very little is known of the early peoples who first inhabited the valley. A massive event that occurred in the Asaka era is ...

  • History of Nepal

    Democracy in Nepal

    The well-known Kot Massacre saw to the rise of the Rana regime. They ruled Nepal for approximately 104 years, before there was any hope for democracy in Nepal. The members of the Rana regime were Britain’s allies and supported their war efforts during World War I and World War 2. It took the determination of a King who was blackmailed and forced to back the Ranas, to take a stand ...