Kathmandu Valley: A Living Museum
Jaideep Mukerji explores a wealth of history & grand architectural traditions and basks in a unique cultural experience—not too far from home
A jewel of South Asian cultural heritage, the Kathmandu valley, is located a short flight away from India’s metros. Within less than a 20-kilometre radius of Nepal’s bustling capital city of Kathmandu, are located no less than seven World Heritage Sites, a record unmatched anywhere in the world. Nepal’s gentle blend of Hindu and Buddhist beliefs and the traditions of the valley’s Newari community led to a rich flowering of architectural styles and the Kathmandu valley has many famous Hindu and Buddhist palaces and...
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