Kathmandu Valley November 15th 2010 The Kathmandu Valley offers a vast number of important monuments, including both places of pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists and old royal cities featuring beautiful architecture.
Founded in the 12th century, Bhaktapur was the capital of Nepal (then the Malla Kingdom) until the 15th century. From then, it was an independent kingdom until it was unified with the kingdoms of P ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu Valley In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more