Category Archives: Visit Nepal

Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhu, means ‘self-sprung’. The buddhist shrine in Kathmandu, Nepal is the oldest religious site and was founded by King Vṛsadeva about the beginning of the 5th century CE. (Common Era) Also known as Monkey temple, this shrine is among the oldest religious sites in Nepal and is visited every day by numerous tourists and locals. Swayambhunath Stupa is a… Read More »

Budhanilkantha Temple

Budhanilkantha Temple is situated below the Shivapuri Hill at the northern end of the kathmandu valley. Sleeping Vishnu is carved on a huge black stone. An interesting feature of this shrine is that when Nepal was a Kingdom, the reigning King of Nepal was not to visit the spot according to an old tradition. The… Read More »