Kathmandu - Nepal's capital
Somewhere in Asia, very close to India and Chinais a tiny Nepal, the largest city which is the capital of Kathmandu. History of the main town of the country has more than two thousand years. The royal dynasty Malla had on the development of the city the greatest impact. During her reign, the main part of the building was erected. All this happened during the period from the seventeenth to the eighteenth century. The capital of Nepal is still retained the appearance of the era.
Citizens are very fond of various festivals andvarious carnivals. Here is a very responsible attitude to religion. An important part of the lives of these people - the sacred action and carnivals. The main part of the beliefs of Hinduism and Buddhism. Nepal's capital is considered one of the country's most cosmopolitan cities.
Also in the city is very well developed educationalsphere. Among the large number of educational institutions is to provide the following: Sanskrit College; Royal Academy; Fine Arts Association; behalf of Tribhuvan University. The city is successfully operating several excellent museums, and large libraries. Tourists visiting the capital can easily make an excursion to the National Museum of Nepal or the Numismatic Museum.
The city has a large number of architectural masterpieces. They are unique in their design, so are attracted great attention of tourists.
One of the major temple complexes calledPashupatinath. This shrine is dedicated to the goddess Shiva. There is never empty, because every day thousands of pilgrims come here to worship. On the west bank of the Bagmati River is the main part of the temple complex. There are service and burial ceremony. Go inside may not all - only Hindu, but tourists do not get upset, because the great temple can be seen from the opposite bank.
Another unique facility is called the templeSwayambhunath. The main visitors of the shrine are Buddhists. Monkey Temple as the locals call it, has been partially damaged. This happened after the terrible earthquake of 2015. The complex includes a large Buddhist stupa, and arranged around the Tibetan monasteries. On the hill to the mortar is 365 degrees. In the thickets around the shrines lives a large number of monkeys. They go on contact with Kathmandu guests without problems.