Garden of Dreams
You have to pay a small entrance fee to get in, but once you are inside, the noise and dust of the streets is gone. Perfect to spend some hours reading or just enjoying the sun.
this is the nearest place from the partment to visit and relax for the couple hours. there is also good restaurnat inside this place for lunch .
This is a famous garden with various flowers, trees, water fountains and pond (with goldfish). This is a nice sanctuary for peaceful walks and just great to relax with cafes either side.
from Thamel entrance to Devi House for 20 min by walking / 터멜거리 입구(왕궁박물관 앞 사거리)에서 도보 데비하우스까지 20분 소요
This is one of the popular destination among tourist as one can enjoy a small and beautiful garden made in the palace of Ranas. This and Royal Palace next to the garden of dreams are the habitat of hundred and thousands birds.
The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city, Nepal. The Garden was famous as the garden of Six Seasons which was created by late Field Marshal Kaiser Sumsher Rana (1892-1964) in early 1920. After the completion of this Garden, it was considered…
“Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur Darbar Kshetra) in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Several buildings in the Square collapsed due to a major earthquake on 25 April 2015. Durbar Square was surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The Royal Palace was originally at Dattaraya square and was later moved to the Durbar square. The Kathmandu Durbar Square held the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square surrounds quadrangles, revealing courtyards and temples. It is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a name derived from a statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, at the entrance of the palace. ”
“Hip hangout since 1995 with international dishes & a wine bar, plus a courtyard garden & live music.”
“Nagarkot - Bhaktapur Hike via Changu Narayan Nagarkot - Bhaktapur Hike via Changu narayan hike is a beautiful hike of around 15 km, passing through the villages, forests with nice views of the himalayas, terraced farmlands, Kathmandu valley, etc. It is a short break adventure in the kathmandu valley ideal for family with children, nature lovers, cultural enthusiasts. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise view over the distant Himalayas of langtang, jugal, for which Nagarkot has built up its reputation. After breakfast, we hike downhill to visit the oldest temple in Nepal, Changu Narayan. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple is revered by Hindu's all over Nepal. Continue along the scenic route through terraced paddy fields, villages and pine forests (5 hrs approx) to the medieval town of Bhaktapur. In afternoon, you can wander around narrow lanes and the cobble stone streets of this 'city of devotees'. Try a delicious bowl of home made yoghurt, a local specialty. The hiking trail follow mostly a road with occationally motorbikes or cars crossing passing by several small villages. The entrance fee is Rs. 300 per person (3$) to temple and the temple is well known for its artistic beauty in the wood carving rather than religious one. After you reach the temple of Changu Narayan, lunch at Changu Narayan Temple and then take the local bus to Bhaktapur.Changu Narayan Temple is located 6 km from Bhaktapur and every 30 minutes, one local bus to bhaktapur. There are decent restaurants in the temple area for lunch. Nagarkot to Changu Narayan temple hiking is a very recommended hiking for those returning back to Kathmandu or Bhaktapur and have a leisure day to do some green escape from Crazy Kathmandu. Time duration: 5 hours Distance: 15 km Elevation drop: From 2000 m, elevation drop to 1500 m Physical Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Highlights: UNESCO World Heritage Site of Changu Narayan Temple, oldest temple in Nepal. Overnight stay at the cultural city of Bhaktapur with lots of temples and courtyards Hike with the lovely views of the kathmandu valley No staircases in this trek Low altitude trek, great for first time trekker Gain wonderful insight into what local life is like in the rural areas of Nepal outside of Kathmandu ”