In Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square has Hanuman Dhoka, Temple Degutale, Taleju Mandir, Chowk nose, nine-story tower Basantapur, Panch Mukhi Hanuman Temple, Mul Chowk, Mohan Chowk, Sundari Chowk, Tribhuvan Museum, King Mahendra Memorial Museum and Kal Bhairab temple nearby. Hindu mythology that if a person interprets 17th century stone inscription written in 15 different languages on the walls of the palace of Hanuman Dhoka, there would be flash floods of milk on the wall. Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace was the former kings of Malla and later became the Shah dynasty. Royal Family lived in the Hanuman Dhoka Palace until 1886 and then became Narayanhiti palace. However, the palace is still used for ritual and ceremonial occasions. A new king is crowned in the interior of the palace. The palace has a 17th century statue of Hanuman on the left of the entrance to the palace and the amazing sculpture of Lord Narasimha. The palace has to remember the past history of the royal family, culture and religion of Nepal. Museums in the palace allows to explore the culture, religion, customs, traditions, architecture, history of the royal palaces, and so an entrance fee is set to enter the museum. International tourists are charged Rs. 250 for the entry. Museums are open 7 days a week, except Tuesdays from 10:30 to 15:00 in winter and from 10:30 am to 4 pm in the summer. On Friday, you must visit the museum from 10:30 to 14:00.
Lumbini has a number of temples, including the Mayadevi temple, and others under construction. It remained neglected for centuries. Lumbini is situated in the southern Terai plains of Nepal and is about 300 kilometers southwest of Kathmandu. It is the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha and therefore is considered a sacred pilgrimage site for Buddhists. In 250 BC, Emperor Ashoka built a stone pillar containing an inscription about the birth of Buddha. Lumbini bears not only a historical and religious significance but also cultural significance. Lumbini Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Tara Foundation, World Peace Pagoda, the Temple of China, the monastery in Thailand, Burma Temple (Myanmar), Nepal Buddha Temple and the Buddhist monastery Dharmaswami are the main attractions of Lumbini. There is a museum and research center for Buddhism. It is also considered a bird watching destination ideal, as it hosts many species of rare birds. Many high quality hotels, restaurants and lodges are available in Lumbini.
Boudhanath symbolizes Tibetan Buddhism. It is located 8 kilometers east of Kathmandu and was built by King Man Dev Licchavis in the 5th century AD Its colossal and ancient stupa is regarded as one of the largest stupa in the world and is built on an octagonal base and inlaid with staggered niche representing Buddha and his teachings. After the Chinese invasion in 1959, Tibetans in thousands flocked to this famous Buddhist Chaitya and energy to the stupa. The stupa is surrounded by several temples or "gompas. The atmosphere of the whole place is lit up with excitement as the fragrance of incense drifts in the air. The chanting of the monks and creaking wheels of prayer can be heard while walks around the base. One of the main sites for pilgrims and tourists in the country.
The Fewa (or Phewa) the lake is a must for those among the tourist attractions in Pokhara. This beautiful lake is very captivating charm on the outskirts of Pokhara, Kaski district. Pokhara is a city in central Nepal, located approximately 198 km west of Kathmandu. One of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal, Pokhara is situated in the northwest corner of the Pokhara valley, which is an extension of Seti Gandaki valley. The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake should be included on their trips to Pokhara.
Fewa Lake, also known as Lake Phewa or Phewa This is the second largest lake in Nepal after Rara Lake. If you do not know, 'Maybe' is the word of Nepal to the lake. Aside from its ethereal beauty, what makes it so famous is the reflection of the legendary Mount Machapuchare on its surface. The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake is surrounded by Lakeside area in the east and the region has become a popular tourist destination, like Thamel, Kathmandu, Pumdi Bhumdi in the south, people in the west and Pame Sarangkot hill in the north. It is the largest and most beautiful of the three lakes of Pokhara. If you want to experience the true beauty of the Fewa (or Phewa) in the lake of Pokhara, then hire a sailboat or rowboat and enjoy the tranquility. The eastern shore, popularly known as Lake is the most famous foreign travelers. Most hotels, restaurants and handicraft shops are located here. Another attraction in the famous Fewa (or Phewa) is the sacred lake of the Temple Barahi. The temple is located on the island in the middle of the lake. There is a wonderful waterfall on the south side of the lake and is known as Devi Falls. It is an unfortunate incident after the name of the falls. It was around 1960, when a foreign couple was swimming near the dam where the lake. A woman named Devi was washed away from the lake when the locks were opened prey. The falls have been the name of the lady.
Rara Lake Trekking offers the best scenery in the north-western part of Nepal. Within its boundaries are the Rara National Park, the smallest park in Nepal, where in turn the country's largest lake, Lake Rara can be found (10.8 square kilometers. At 2990 meters). Considered one of the best parks in the world, Rara National Park abounds in coniferous forests and is the ideal habitat for musk deer, Himalayan black bear and other faunas. The DANFE (Impey Pheasant) the national bird of Nepal, while flying over a variety of fish, snow trout, inhabit Lake Rara. Adding charm to the region are the people at large with an open heart and friendly. The journey can begin in Jumla (more than one hour flight from Kathmandu), or closer to Nepalgunj.
Rara is a good destination for hiking in the West. The trail is very "unusual" and offers glimpses of culture and scenery very different from the rest of the country. The enterpiece of the park is the largest lake in Nepal. Along the mountain trails and a series of quaint villages, you arrive at the shores of magnificent Lake Rara. The park includes Trans-Himalayan valley with high ridges covered with forests and pastures.