Nepal is hoping to attract Buddhist pilgrims from Thailand to the birthplace of Lord Buddha with the coming opening of the Lumbini Airport.
The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, which usually draws thousands of pilgrims and sadhus on Maha Shivaratri festival is seeing a dip in the number of visitors this year due to the Covid pandemic, according to authorities.
The picture presents an aerial view of the Bouddhanath Stupa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated in Kathmandu, as seen on Thursday.
The Department of Archaeology has said that it is mulling over removing shops that do not comply with the heritage rule at the UNESCO World Heritage Site around Basantapur Durbar Square area.
The capital of Nepal is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments of various gods and goddesses and is also known as the city of temples.
Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha is missing tourists this year due to the global pandemic situation. Otherwise, thousands of Indians visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site annually.
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The trail passes through Sherpa villages, glaciers and finally to the lap of Mt Everest, the world’s highest mountain.
2020 is Nepal’s year. As part of an attempt to boost tourism in a country still reeling from the 2015 earthquake, Nepal is celebrating Nepal 2020 which means there will be more to see and do. Importantly, as of today, India has removed Nepal from its Coronavirus watch list.
We all know that Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. So, a lot of people are living here. Some people believe that Kathmandu is the most crowded city of Nepal and some also say that the number of the population is increasing day by day due to the capital city of Nepal.
Leaving the popular resort town of Pokhara in late afternoon, Pattarawadee Saengmanee’s van wove its way through the sprawling hillside roads heading to Chitwan, the lowlands in south central Nepal.
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