Kathmandu

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Articles about Kathmandu

By Kimberley Sevcik
When Afghanistan's Taliban announced plans in February to destroy all of the country's statues—including two gigantic fifth-century Buddha figures— the cries of outrage reverberated around the globe. Losing these ancient and precious pieces of his...
By Peter Lindberg
Some years ago a friend made a trip to Kathmandu. At her hotel, she asked where she might sample the city's best Nepali food. "Hmm," the concierge said. "Good Nepal food, hard to find. I do not recommend. May I suggest dinner at hotel?This week, ...
(31) Kathmandu Treasure-hunting in the Himalayas A religious center for generations, the Kathmandu Valley now draws modern shoppers. Set aside three days to explore, and bring plenty of cash—ATM's are still a rarity in Nepal. The best place to sta...

Hotels in Kathmandu

The Altitude: Almost 14,000 feet.

The Perch: Nepal’s Yeti Mountain Home Kongde is the highest altitude lodging in the world, with expectedly knockout views. (Yes, that’s Mount Everest framed in your guest room window.)

Things to do in Kathmandu

In a country short on homegrown preservation efforts, KVPT has established itself as a steward of some of Nepal's most fantastic monuments.