Kathmandu city is also known as the 'city of temples' as it includes many ancient temples and monasteries. It also includes many world heritage sites. Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa are the main sightseeing places inside Kathmandu Valley. And all of these places are listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Swayambhunath Stupa is located on a hilltop which offers panoramic view of Kathmandu city and green hills surrounding it. This place is surrounded by green forests with monkeys around the place. So, it is known as 'Monkey Temple'.
Pashupatinath temple is the one of the most scared place for Hindu pilgrims from all over the world. It lies in the bank of the holy river known as Bagmati. On the bank of the river, funeral and cremation takes place according to Hindu religion.
Bouddhanath Stupa is the biggest stupa in Nepal and also one of the largest stupa in the world. It is a historical pilgrimage site for Buddhist from all around the world. You can observe the mixed combination of Nepali and Tibetan people around this area.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is also known as Hanuman Dhoka. The major interesting thing to see here are Kumari also known as 'The Living Goddess', Mahadev temple, Shiva Parvati temple, Kal Bhairav, Old castle, Bhagwati temple and many more.