Kathmandu, the fascinating capital of Nepal, originally known as Kantipur, has a rich history dating back to the 12th century. The city with 2000 years worth of history live among the collapsing walls and still standing temples.
The city is home to some of the most revealed cultural sites in both the Buddhist and Hindu communities, hence, also called "The City of God". The city full of craziness, colors, historical value, chaos, haphazard, and vibrance, the city that is unique and different to anywhere you will visit in the world. The best part was to explore such a dynamic city on two wheels which embarked me with fascinating sights, smells, sounds, as well as an awe-inspiring look to the number of temples complexes and squares.
The 3 Durbar Squares in Kathmandu: KATHMANDU, PATAN and BHAKTAPUR
Nepal was split into three main kingdoms, namely, Kathmandu (the large city and capital), Lalitpur (called Patan), and Bhaktapur. Each of these have royal palace and durbur square (a generic name give to plaza or area in a certain old places) making up the Kathmandu valley. These places are the perfect places to admire the culture, tradition, Newari wood carvigs, and architecture of Nepal.