The Kathmandu Valley, aka Nepal Valley or Nepa Valley, lies at the junctures of ancient civilizations of the Indian subcontinent and the broader Asian continent. The place is famed for its ancient temples and monuments showing perfect harmony of Hinduism and Buddhism. To mention here are at least 130 important monuments, including several pilgrimage sites for both Hindus and Buddhist. The place holds a rich history. Many mythological stories are been said to prove the existence of this place.
The Kathmandu Valley has seen numerous races of people inhabiting in its land. It has been home to Hindus and Buddhists devotees, Tibetan and Indian merchants, artisans, emperors, explorers, historians, hippies and many more. Because of the people from diverse cultures and background, the valley sees different religions, arts and crafts, that makes it a place of true wonder in itself. The Kathmandu Valley, as a whole, holds three historic cities – Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. The valley was so rich in the craftsmanship and its architecture at a time the emperors and used to hire the workers from here to construct stunning monuments from them. The Kathmandu Valley now sees itself as the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site. The complete valley holds the seven important sites to be visited.