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Kathmandu Travel Guide

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, has long held a mystique for travelers, and was once thought to be the fabled “Shangri-La”. Not quite Shangri-La, it is instead a jumble of rickshaw traffic, architectural wonder in Durbar Square, a old medieval town boasting ancient workshops and streets waiting to be discovered. Popular with independent travelers, Kathmandu is not always clear to immerse yourself in, but offers great rewards for those who do, from yoga centers and Buddhist temples for spiritual seekers to the Newari restaurants featuring traditional dancers for the gourmand adventurer. A favorite site on the outskirts of the city is the magnificent Swayambhunath Stupa, which is perched on a hill over the city.
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Looking for things to do in Kathmandu? We provide up-to-date info on everything from must-see scenic spots to local hangouts.
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Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square

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4.6/5478 Review
"Squares"
"Historical Sites"
Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa

5.0
4.5/5199 Review
"Temples"
Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhunath Stupa

4.9
4.6/5230 Review
"Historical Sites"
"Temples"
Thamel

Thamel

4.8
4.4/5281 Review
"Featured Neighborhoods"
Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple

4.7
4.4/5134 Review
"Historical Sites"
"UNESCO World Heritage - Cultural Sites"
National Museum of Nepal

National Museum of Nepal

4.0
4.5/573 Review
"Museums"
Garden of Dreams

Garden of Dreams

3.9
4.5/5123 Review
"Gardens"
"Popular Spots"
Ratna Park Kathmandu

Ratna Park Kathmandu

3.8
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"City Parks"
"Gardens"
Kumari Chowk

Kumari Chowk

3.6
4.4/5109 Review
"Historical Sites"
"Temples"
City Centre

City Centre

3.6
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"Bowling Alleys"
"Cinemas"

Where to Stay

Discover the most popular places to stay in Kathmandu, complete with recommendations from fellow travelers and special hotel offers
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Mila Hotel

Mila Hotel

4.4/538 Review
Kathmandu Marriott Hotel
Hotel Barahi Kathmandu
Hyatt Regency Kathmandu
Hotel Manang

Hotel Manang

3.9/528 Review
Lakhey Hotel

Lakhey Hotel

4.8/5157 Review
Hyatt Place Kathmandu

Hyatt Place Kathmandu

4.6/564 Review
Dusit Princess Kathmandu

What to Eat

Want to eat like a local? Don't miss out on these top Kathmandu dishes and foodie spots.
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Momo Star Restaurant

Momo Star Restaurant

4.3/527 Review
Avg. USD3/person
"Vegetarian"
Utsav Restaurant

Utsav Restaurant

4.4/518 Review
Avg. USD14/person
"Asian Cuisine"
Bhojan Griha

Bhojan Griha

4.6/527 Review
Avg. USD18/person
"Vegetarian"
Third Eye Restaurant- Best Indian Restaurant

Third Eye Restaurant- Best Indian Restaurant

4.4/519 Review
Avg. USD13/person
"Southeast Asian"
Himalayan Java Coffee

Himalayan Java Coffee

4.5/514 Review
Avg. USD13/person
"Western-style"
"Afternoon Tea"
Kumari Restaurant

Kumari Restaurant

4.4/58 Review
Avg. USD6/person
"Buffets"
Roadhouse Cafe Thamel

Roadhouse Cafe Thamel

4.6/510 Review
Avg. USD3/person
"Western-style"
Royal Saino Restaurant

Royal Saino Restaurant

4.3/516 Review
Avg. USD7/person
"Tibetan Cuisine"
Fire And Ice Pizzeria

Fire And Ice Pizzeria

4.2/532 Review
Avg. USD5/person
"Western-style"
Momotarou Japanese restaurant

Momotarou Japanese restaurant

4.3/531 Review
Avg. USD4/person
"Japanese"
PUMPERNICKEL BAKERY

PUMPERNICKEL BAKERY

4.2/514 Review
Avg. USD1/person
"Coffee Shops"
Black Olives Cafe and Bar

Black Olives Cafe and Bar

4.3/515 Review
Avg. USD5/person
"Fast Food"
"Afternoon Tea"

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Here are the best places to visit in Kathmandu, including: Kathmandu Durbar Square,Thamel,Swayambhunath Stupa
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Hand-picked rice Dal Bhat Rice (Bhat) with lentils (Dal) and curry vegetables (Tarkari) is one of the most distinctive dishes in Nepal. Orange Leibi Idebi and Ledu laddu are two kinds of sweets, similar to syrup, which are very popular in Nepal. They are very sweet. Butter Chapati is like a domestic pizza, with butter and a mouthfeel. Nepalese tea, NepaliTea, is heated with fresh milk, boiled with black tea, and finally filtered out of tea. It is very pure and delicious, and it is a drink that must be drunk.

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