What is Kathmandu known for?

serving excellent

and nothing else. Pizzas from NPR300 and pastas from NPR280. You get wine in 1 4 or 1 2 litre so suitable for dining alone or in two. It's about 100 m before Chetrapati Chowk. *'''Aqua Java Zing''' A new restaurant in Thamel dining scene. Serving excellent international cuisine, including risottos, pastas, Thai curry and Five-spice exotic vegetables. The dessert range and quality is excellent, and so is the coffee. They also serve Hookahs Shishas with over 100 flavours. Cost NPR200-350

high time

. In Kathmandu, most of the hippies hung out in tranquil surrounding of a place called Freak Street (Nepal Bhasa: Jhoo Chhen) which

significant architectural

. These are the remarkable and significant architectural sites, which are only found in Nepal. Apart from these two main Buddhist monuments there are hundreds of Buddhist monuments on every corner of the streets of Kathmandu and in other main cities of Nepal. High quality charas was also produced in Nepal and sold in government monopoly stores in Kathmandu until the government (Kingdom of Nepal) gave in to international pressure and got out of the business in the 1970s. Rolpa district

temple main

as a rest house for travelers. Pashupatinath temple thumb center 950x190px Pashupatinath Temple Panorama of the Pashupatinath Temple from the other bank of Bagmati river (File:Pashupati dec 20 2009.jpg). The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous 5th century Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva (Pashupati). Located on the banks of the Bagmati River (Bagmati) in the eastern part of Kathmandu, Pashupatinath Temple is the oldest Hindu temple

people producing

the Nepalese people, producing a number of papers on their languages, literature and religion. In 1853 he made a brief visit to England and Holland. He married Anne Scott in the British Embassy at the Hague. She died in 1868. Hunter (1896): 255, 327 In 1870 he married Susan Townshend of Derry. Hunter (1896): 328 Location Gauri Sankar lies near the western edge of the Rolwaling Himal, about northeast of Kathmandu

educational publishing

Shreshta title Nepal in Maps page work Kathmandu valley pages 102–114 publisher Educational Publishing House location Kathmandu year 2005 first S.H An ancient canal once flowed from Nagarjuna hill through Balaju to Kathmandu; this canal is now extinct. Kathmandu and its valley are in the ''Deciduous Monsoon Forest Zone'' (altitude range of ), one of five vegetation zones defined for Nepal. The dominant tree species in this zone are oak, elm

Armington * * Nanjio, Bunyiu (1883). ''A Catalogue of the Chinese Translation of the Buddhist Pantheon''. Oxford at the Clarendon Press. * Shaha, Rishikesh (1992). ''Ancient and Medieval Nepal''. Manohar Publications, New Delhi. ISBN 978-81-85425-69-6. *

powerful conservative

Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah , and crowned on 20 February 1913 at the Nasal Chowk, Hanuman Dhoka Palace in Kathmandu, with his mother acting as regent. At the time, however, the position of monarch was mainly titular, with real power in the country residing in the powerful, conservative Rana (Rana dynasty) family, which supplied the country with its hereditary prime minister. The international airport in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, a city, Tribhuvannagar in Dang

picturesque landscape

. However, considering acclimatization needs for the high altitude climbing, a four day trekking is generally preferred. This trail crosses initially the Dudh Kosi ( altitude. However, a down hill trek leads to Devouche, the nunnery. During the winter, the snow peaks of Ama Dablam, the tip of the Everest that glows from the Lotse ridge and several other peaks form a picturesque landscape. File:Tengboche

video album

: blog.com.np 2006 12 16 time-for-music-and-masti-in-nepal-shake-your-bum Time for Music and Masti in Nepal: Shake Your Bum! Retrieved on June 23, 2011. On December 23, Jal released a video album ''Woh Lamhay'', which included music videos released by the band and remixes of the songs "Aadat" and "Lamhay" by Dr. Zeus, through the record label HOM Records. Jal - Woh Lamhay Retrieved on June 23, 2011<


: China Airlines Flight 676 (Taiwan) crashed into residential area close to CKS international airport (Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport) near Taipei, Taiwan. All 196 people on board were killed, including Taiwan's central bank president. Six people on the ground were also killed. * 24 December 1999: Indian Airlines Flight IC 814 (Indian Airlines Flight 814) from Kathmandu, Nepal (Kathmandu) to New Delhi was hijacked to Kandahar, Afghanistan (Kandahar). 1 fatality. * 12 November

Shiva File:Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu.jpg Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal File:Kailash north.JPG Mount Kailash in Tibet, believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva In December 1999, Indian Airlines Flight 814 en route from Kathmandu to Delhi was hijacked and taken to Kandahar. The Taliban moved its militias near the hijacked aircraft, supposedly to prevent Indian special forces (Special Forces of India) from storming the aircraft

, and stalled the negotiations between India and the hijackers for days. ''The New York Times'' later reported that there were credible links between the hijackers and the Taliban. Bombay terrorist reveals links with IC 814 hijackers. As a part of the deal to free the plane, India released three militants. The Taliban gave a safe passage to the hijackers and the released militants. Buddhahood Image:IMG


'''Kathmandu''' ( and has a population density of 3000per km² and 17000 per km square in city.

The city stands at an elevation of approximately It is surrounded by four major mountains: Shivapuri (Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park), Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu Valley is part of three districts (Kathmandu (Kathmandu District), Lalitpur (Lalitpur District, Nepal), and Bhaktapur (Bhaktapur District)), has the highest population density in the country, and is home to about a twelfth of Nepal's population.

Historically, the Kathmandu Valley and adjoining areas were known as Nepal Mandala. Until the 15th century, Bhaktapur was its capital when two other capitals, Kathmandu and Lalitpur, were established. Slusser, Mary (1982). ''Nepal Mandala: A Cultural Study of the Kathmandu Valley.'' Princeton University. ISBN 978-0-691-03128-6. Page vii. During the Rana (Rana dynasty) and Shah (Shah dynasty) eras, British historians called the valley itself "Nepal Proper". Today, Kathmandu is not only the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, but also the headquarters of the Bagmati Zone and the Central Development Region of Nepal (Central Development Region, Nepal).

Kathmandu is the gateway to tourism in Nepal. It is also the hub of the country's economy (Economy of Nepal). It has the most advanced infrastructure of any urban area in Nepal, and its economy is focused on tourism, which accounted for 3.8% of Nepal's GDP in 1995–96. Tourism in Kathmandu declined thereafter during a period of political unrest, but since then has improved. In 2013, Kathmandu was ranked third among the top 10 travel destinations on the rise in the world by TripAdvisor, and ranked first in Asia. http: www.businessinsider.com tripadvisor-says-these-are-the-hot-new-destinations-for-travelers-2013-12

The city has a rich history, spanning nearly 2000 years, as inferred from inscriptions found in the valley. Religious and cultural festivities form a major part of the lives of people residing in Kathmandu. Most of Kathmandu's people follow Hinduism and many others follow Buddhism. There are people of other religious beliefs as well, giving Kathmandu a cosmopolitan culture. Nepali (Nepali language) is the most commonly spoken language in the city. English (English Language) is understood by Kathmandu's educated residents.

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