Today we have to travel to Asia some of the major attractions of Kathmandu in Nepal. Exotic, dazzling and mystical are the first three adjectives that we can think about when to approach the different structures, guarded by statues ancestral arches decorated with beautiful relief’s, to get some feel like thousands of years of history are prepared to show their achievements.
Our first stop is the Swayambhunath, an ancient religious complex located at the top of the Kathmandu Valley. Even today, a small community of monks living in the northwest wing of the monastery. In the area of Swayanbhunath find a temple Tibetan various sources and places of worship, a museum and a library, so what a ride will take us hours admiring the statues and around one of the architectural jewels of Kathmandu.
Mainly, the iconography used in the complex response to Tibetan Buddhism Vajrayana, however living in the monastery several Buddhist disciplines and Hindus also revere the site. Another unmissable attraction in Kathmandu is the Royal Palace and Museum Narayanhity, built during the Shah dynasty in the eighteenth century and home to several generations of Nepalese monarchs.
When the nation was transformed into a republic, the palace became a historical monument and function as a museum, one of the most visited by international tourists. Here, in 2001, came the terrible slaughter of the royal family, Prince Dipendra murderer when his mother and father (King Birendra and Queen Aiswarya). The palace walks allow you to discover the beauty of the building and some of the most important rooms of the complex, except the throne room and the crown, closed to the public for security reasons.