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Nepal - Kathmandu (PDF Chapter)
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This is the Kathmandu chapter from Lonely Planet’s Nepal guidebook.
For many, stepping off a plane into Kathmandu is a pupil-dilating experience, a riot of sights, sounds and smells that can quickly lead to sensory overload. This endlessly fascinating, some-times infuriating city has enough sights to keep you busy for a week.
- wander labyrinthine backstreets, little-known temples and hidden courtyards such as the Kathesimbhu Stupa in Kathmandu’s Old Town
- marvel at the ornate courtyard of Kumari Bahal and at how much survived the 2015 earth-quake in Kathmandu’s regal Durbar Sq
- dine on momos (dumplings) and wild boar to the beat of madal (drums) and bansari (flutes) at a traditional restaurant
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Kathmandu, Sights, Activities, Courses, Fes-tivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Kath-mandu.
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