World Heritage sites in Nepal are ten of cultural and natural sites, including the Sagarmatha National Park, Chitwan National Park, Lumbini, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Changu Narayan Temple, and Pashupatinath Temple. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have enlisted the most popular cultural and historical importance place since in October 1979. An exploration of the ancient monument, ethnic group, their culture, tradition, and art are notable.
World Heritage sites in Nepal categorized three different geographical regions, including the Sagarmatha National Park at 2850 m above the sea enlisted a heritage site in 1979 in the Himalaya Region. It preserved the Mount Everest (8848 m), top of the world, alpine flora and fauna, such as snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, mountain pheasant, orchid flower, medicinal plants, musk deer and yak. Sherpa people live there. Hiking, climbing, and Everest flight is popular here. The Kathmandu Valley situated at 1350 m above the sea lies in Hilly Region. The seven places, including above-mentioned two Stupas, two Temples, and the three Durbar Squares enlisted the heritage site in 1979.
The Chitwan National Park is situated at 150 m above the sea lies in Terai Region. The UNESCO enlisted heritage site in 1884. The park is famous for an activity of jungle safari, canoe riding, Tharu cultural show, and wildlife observation. There are found Royal Bengal Tiger, gaur bison, one-horned rhino and monkey, numerous birds, and plants. The Lumbini situated at 200 m above the sea, declared a heritage site in 1997. Gautama Buddha was born in Lumbini Garden in 623 BC. Kapilvastu located 27 km west of the Lumbini where Prince Siddhartha spent his first 29 years. There was a palace of the King Suddhodhan and Queen Maya Devi.
World Heritage sites in Nepal are interesting for the sightseeing, tour, hiking, wildlife safari, shopping, to visit a reincarnate lama, monastery, Tibetan refugee settlement, ethnic group’s village, festival, cultural show, museum, medieval royal palaces, hippie trail, Himalaya views, holy shrines, and the ethical cuisines. Tourist people should pay an entrance to visit the interesting places. There are numerous sites putting on a tentative list by the UNESCO such as Janakpur, Panauti, Sinja Valley, Kakre Vihar, and Lo Manthang and Ramsar sites. The detail information about the ten UNESCO sites is below.
Kathmandu Valley is the part of Hilly Region of Nepal lies in Central Region within Bagmati Zone. It is civilized place since 3200 years. ...Trip Details
Sagarmatha National Park is the UNESCO natural heritage site, which covers 1148 sq km area. It lies 230 km (air distance) ...Trip Details
Chitwan National Park is the UNESCO world heritage sites in Nepal. Chitwan is a district in Narayani Zone lies 165 km to the southwest ...Trip Details
Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in Rupandehi district of Nepal located 302 km southwest of Kathmandu. It is situated ...Trip Details