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Patan Dhoka

Kathmandu and Lalitpur are separated by the Bagmati river, which can be crossed fromThapathali in Kathmandu to head towards Lalitpur through Kupoldole. Heading east, we reachthe ancient gateway to Lalitpur ...

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Pimbahal Pond

Heading 50 metres to the east of Patan Dhoka, one finds the Kothulaachhi Ganesh temple, the first of manytemples found in this region. Situated 100 metres south to this temple ...

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Raksheshwor and Aksheswor Mahavihars

If we head 100 m south from Pimbahal pond, we reach a busy section of Pulchowk in Lalitpur, where a small lush green hill situated modestly by the roadside side ...

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Harisiddhi

Harisiddhi is really the embodiment of the entire Newari culture since all of itsfascinating and most significant aspects can be witnessed here. Records in letters of dynastiesmention that Sooryavanshi king ...

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Khokana

Surrounded by upclose hills and engulfed in rich vegetation 4 kilometers south from Jawlakhel, Khokana stands in stark contrast to the busy lifestyle of central Lalitpur. In flowering seasons, mustard ...

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Sunakothi

Sunkothi is another ancient colony of the valley which comparatively has a stronger recorded history thanks to the plethora of inscriptions found in here. Known in various times as Sunagu, ...

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Nagdaha

On the south east corner some 4 kilometers from the city, lies one of the only two natural ponds that is said to have remained, the other one being Taudaha, ...

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Hattiban-Kirat Mandir

Hattiban hill has been, since a long time ago, the pilgrimage site of Kirat ethnic groups of Nepal, especially those living in Kathmandu. Rai, limbu, Sunuwar, and Yakkha are known ...

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Manjushree-Chovar

Chobhar is popular for the gorge that, as per the legend, was cut by Manjushree with his flaming sword to allow the waters of Kathmandu Valley to drain. However, there ...

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Bungamati

Bungamati is one of the oldest colonies of the valley. The oldest petrographs referring to Amshuverma the Lichhavi king and the Kailashkut Bhavan, dating back to 605 AD have been ...

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