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Kathmandu
Nepal’s capital is surrounded by a valley full of historic sites, ancient temples, shrines, and fascinating villages. Mingle with locals and animals amid Durbar Square’s monuments, or join mountain trekkers in the bustling Thamel District. Explore shops for exquisite work by local artisans—carpets and paper prints are specialties.

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Swayambhunath Temple
Swayambhunath Temple
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Boudhanath (Stupa)
Boudhanath (Stupa)
Owner description: Bouddhanath stupa is the most liked sightseeing place in Kathmandu. Visitors are required to pay NRs. 250(Foreign Nationals) NRs. 50 (SAARC Nationals) NRs. 250 (Chinese) per... more Owner description: Bouddhanath stupa is the most liked sightseeing place in Kathmandu. Visitors are required to pay NRs. 250(Foreign Nationals) NRs. 50 (SAARC Nationals) NRs. 250 (Chinese) per person (Below 10 years free) as entrance fees to the Bouddhanath. A lot of Tibetan people reside around the Stupa. And it is very famous and holy place specially of Buddhists People. It is one of the most popular world heritage site of Nepal. Breakfree Adventures offer Bouddhanath Private Sightseeing Day Tours. less
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Pashupatinath Temple
Pashupatinath Temple
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Kopan Monastery
Kopan Monastery
Hundreds of monks and nuns live at this monastery, which offers meditation courses year round.
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Garden of Dreams
Garden of Dreams
Owner description: The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city, Nepal. The Garden's design has much in common with formal European gardens... more Owner description: The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city, Nepal. The Garden's design has much in common with formal European gardens: paved perimeter paths, punctuated by pavilions, trellises, and various planting areas, surrounded by a sunken flower garden with a large pond at its center. It is an architectural landscape that encourages the visitor to stroll around and discover the Garden's treasures from many different vantage points. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Ship Restaurant Bar and Lounge
The Ship Restaurant Bar and Lounge
Ranked #1 of 605 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Price: $3 - $18
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Nepali, Chinese, Bar, International
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Rosemary Kitchen & Coffee Shop
Rosemary Kitchen & Coffee Shop
Ranked #2 of 605 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Cuisines: Indian, European, Asian, Nepali
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Frens Kitchen Restaurant
Frens Kitchen Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 605 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Nepali, Italian, International, European
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Blueberry Kitchen & Coffee Shop
Blueberry Kitchen & Coffee Shop
Ranked #4 of 605 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Price: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, American, Cafe, Nepali, Mediterranean, European, Asian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Places Restaurant & Bar
Places Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #5 of 605 Restaurants in Kathmandu
Price: $15 - $30
Cuisines: European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, International, Nepali, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Trekkers' Home
3.0 of 5
Trekkers' Home
$15 - $36
Ranked #8 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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Hotel Family Home
3.0 of 5
Hotel Family Home
$14 - $32
Ranked #11 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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Backyard Hotel
2.5 of 5
Backyard Hotel
$12 - $29
Ranked #13 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Friends Home
3.5 of 5
Hotel Friends Home
$27 - $46
Ranked #2 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
3.5 of 5
Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
$29 - $62
Ranked #4 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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Dream Nepal Hotel and Apartment
3.0 of 5
Dream Nepal Hotel and Apartment
$26 - $44
Ranked #5 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Dwarika's Hotel
5.0 of 5
Dwarika's Hotel
$265 - $495
Ranked #3 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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Hotel Tibet International
4.0 of 5
Hotel Tibet International
$76 - $179
Ranked #12 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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Hotel Shambala
4.0 of 5
Hotel Shambala
$82 - $137
Ranked #14 of 173 Hotels in Kathmandu
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