Thursday, November 11, 2010
Nepal - Kathmandu Valley
Boudhanath, the largest stupa in the world. It is part of the Kathmandu Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sent by Marut from Kathmandu, Nepal.
The Monumental Zones represent the highly developed architectural expression of religious, political and cultural life of Kathmandu Valley, with a concentration of monuments unique and unparalleled in the world. It is the principal centre of settlement in the hill area of Nepal and one of the prime cultural foci of the Himalayas. Pashupatinath is also Nepal's most renowned Hindu creation site. Changu Narayan Temple is an impressive double-roofed temple which is said to be the most ancient Vishnu temple in Kathmandu Valley.