Kathmandu is an ancient city with unique Newari architecture and centuries old Hindu and Buddhist religious sites. Entering into Kathmandu is like going into another world that everybody should experience at least once in their lifetime.
Kathmandu is known as the City of temples as people say once there were more temples than people lived in Kathmandu then. Different style of temples like pagoda, Shikhar, and stupas are found all around Kathmandu Valley. The grandeur of the past--exquisitely carved wooden window frames, 18th century bronze sculptures or spiritually uplifting stupas-- enchants the visitors. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 ft) in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal.
Kathmandu is not only the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, but also the hub of the country’s economy and culture. It is the gateway of tourism in Nepal which is rich in Cultural Heritages and architectural sites. The unique cultural and ethnic diversity, in Kathmandu, attract people with its awesome spiritual and physical climate.
Boulder-Kathmandu Sister City Project
c/o Narayan Shrestha
948 Pearl Street
Boulder, Colorado 80302
(303) 345 3143