Nepal is one of the gorgeous countries in the world that has the best landscape views with many artistic attractions like monuments and temples. These monuments speak about the culture and tradition that the people of Nepal have been cherishing for many generations. Being a holy place, Nepal provides the best meditation practices in the world that can be learned by visiting the famous temples in the country. The following are the top five places that every traveler must visit in Nepal.
The PashupatiNath Temple is an ancient and sacred temple that is located on the outer edge of Kathmandu, which is known as Nepal’s capital city. The river Bagmati flows all around this holy place and the temple is devoted to the famous Lord Shiva. Hindu followers from all over India travel to Nepal to get blessings from Lord Shiva in this temple. The devotees can visit this holy place during the morning and it is open until 7 PM in the evening. One can even get to know more about this temple by interacting with the local Nepal people.
Boudhanath is located about 7 kilometers away from Kathmandu, and is one among the famous pilgrimage centers in Nepal. This place looks picture perfect and many people visit this place to meditate and relieve themselves from their stressed daily life. The best thing about this place is that it is open all throughout the day and tourists can visit at their convenient time and get relaxed in no time.
Nagarkot is situated near the famous Kathmandu valley and offers the most wonderful Himalayan mountain view to its visitors. Many photographers from all around the world visit this place just to capture the mountain view through their cameras. The sunrise in this place looks magnificent and one can never witness it anywhere else like it does in Nagarkot, in any other part of the world. Tourists can go for mountain biking and trekking around the mountains with the help of a physical trainer.
The Pokhra valley is a snuggled place that is located along the famous Annapurna Himalayan range. The verdant forests, underground caves, blue skies, magnificent glaciers are some of the key attractions of Pokhra valley. Tourists can reach the top of the valley to witness a majestic view of three mountains, namely, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Manslu and Mount Annapurna.
The Swayambhu mandir is a Hindu temple that has been constructed in a conical shape on the hills of Nepal. This popular holy shrine can be reached by walking through the 365 steps that were constructed by the emperors who ruled Nepal many generations ago. The painted Buddha statues, magnificent golden spire and the big Tibetan prayer wheel are some of the key attractions in this place. The local people have named the temple as Monkey temple and it has many different myths that have made it popular for many years.