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  • Western

    Butwal

    Located at the foot of the Chure Pahad, in the fertile Terai flat-land of the Western Region of Nepal, the city of Butwal is home to a diverse mix of people from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures, language groups and religions. The city is a mere 26 kilometers from the border between India and Nepal is an important commercial, industrial and agricultural center. The Tinahu River, ...

  • 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. ...

  • Religious Sites

    Bindabasini Temple

    Pokhara is a popular destination in Nepal, filled with many fascinating sights for tourists to investigate. One of the most popular and most visited of these is the intriguing Bindabasini Temple, known locally as Bindhyabasini Mandir. Standing proudly atop a hill, this striking temple looks calmly over the bustling city of Pokhara.

  • Religious Sites

    Patan's Krishna temple

    Patan City is situated near to the capital city of Nepal located in the Kathmandu valley. Patan city has been made famous for the large variety of art pieces that are found in its vicinity delighting the hordes of people that come to view the sacred temples. One of the popular temples that is visited by many Hindu worshipers is the Krishna Temple.

  • Religious Sites

    Pashupatinath Temple

    Nepal is one of the only kingdoms in the world where the majority of the local inhabitants have taken up the Hindu religion as a form of worship. There are many different temples and shrines throughout the whole country where one can go and pay homage to the different gods worshiped in the Hindu religion.

  • Religious Sites

    Changu Narayan Temple

    Kathmandu Valley, where you will find the capital of Nepal, is filled with many temples dedicated to the worship of the gods from the Hindu faith. One of these sacred places is called the Changu Narayan temple, considered to be one of the oldest Vishnu temples in Nepal's Kathmandu. The Changu Narayan Temple is dedicated solely to Narayan also known as Lord Vishnu.

  • Religious Sites

    Nyatapola Temple

    Bhaktapur is one of the three cities found in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal not far from the capital city of Kathmandu. The name Bhaktapur means "City of devotees". Today this ancient, medieval city, from the fifteenth century, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site, which records buildings that are of cultural and natural value universally.

  • Religious Sites

    Barahi Temple

    Located on an island in Nepal's Phewa Lake, stands the Barahi Temple. A visit to the island near the center of Lake Phewa is often included on tour packages in the area, and is certainly a must for anyone touring Pokhara. Set in stunning surroundings, many find Barahi Temple a peaceful place to relax, especially after canoing across the glistening waters of Phewa Lake.

  • Religious Sites

    Swayambhunath Temple

    If you enjoy looking to the mystical, magical and religious facets of other cultures, a trip to the Swayambhunath Temple in Nepal is an absolute must. This majestic temple is the oldest of all holy shrines in Kathmandu Valley and it is surrounded by an array of other sacred places of worship. Swayambhunath is also sometimes called the ‘monkey temple’ since numerous monkeys often swarm the ...

  • Religious Sites

    Mahaboudha Temple

    Patan is known as one of the three oldest Nepalese cities in the Kathmandu Valley. It is within this city where many varieties of the traditional arts and crafts can be found such as the metal craft center which can be visited presenting a wonderful array of Nepal’s past and future. It also incorporates some of the most exquisite shrines, carvings and temples and in particular to the east ...