Kathmandu Valley (012) Bhaktapur

Vale de Catmandu547 fotos

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The Kathmandu Valley, located in Nepal, lies at the crossroads of ancient civilisations of Asia, and has at least 130 important monuments, including several pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhists. There are seven UNESCO World Heritage Site within this valley.

Historically, the valley and adjoining areas made up a confederation known as Nepal Mandala. Until the 15th century, Bhaktapur was its capital when two other capitals, Kathmandu and Lalitpur, were established. After the annexation of the valley by the Gorkha Kingdom, and subsequent conversion of the valley as the capital of their empire, the designation of “Nepal” was extended to every land they conquered.

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Bhaktapur31 fotos

Kathmandu Valley (025) Bhaktapur - Durbar Square
BhaktapurVale de Catmandu - Nepal

Coordenadas: 27° 40′ 19″ N, 85° 25′ 42″ L

Bhaktapur, literally “Place of devotees”, also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa, is an ancient Newar city in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, about 13 km from the capital city, Kathmandu. Bhaktapur was the largest of the three Newar Kingdoms of… [Consulte mais informação]

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Vale de Catmandu (148) Catmandu
CatmanduVale de Catmandu - Nepal

Coordenadas: 27° 42′ 15″ N, 85° 18′ 23″ L

Kathmandu is the capital and largest municipality of Nepal. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 m in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal. It is surrounded by four major hills: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and … [Consulte mais informação]

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Kathmandu Valley (039) Patan
PatanVale de Catmandu - Nepal

Coordenadas: 27° 40′ 23″ N, 85° 19′ 30″ L

Patan, officially Lalitpur, is one of the major cities of Nepal located in the south-central part of Kathmandu Valley. Patan is also known as Manigal. It is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its tradition of arts and crafts.… [Consulte mais informação]

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