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KATHMANDU METROPOLITAN CITY
Capital of Nepal
Area : 50.67 sq. km.
Population : 1,003,285 (2011)
The city of Kathmandu is named after a structure in Durbar Square called Kaasthamandap. In Sanskrit, Kaasth meaning 'wood' and Mandap meaning 'covered shelter.' This unique temple, also known as Maru Satal, was built in 1596 A.D. by King Laxmi Narsingh Malla. The entire structure contains no iron nails or supports and is made entirely from wood. Legend has it that the timber used for this two story pagoda was obtained from a single tree.
Hanuman Dhoka (Durbar Square), Akash Bhairav Temple, Kumari Ghar (Temple of Kumari), Kasthamandap, Jaishi Dewal, Bhadrakali Templ, Singha Durbar, Narayanhity Durbar, Swayambhu Stupa, Balaju Water Garden, Budhanilkantha, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Gokarna, Sundarijal, Changu Narayan Temple, Kirtipur, Chobhar, Dakshinkali, The National Museum, The Museum of Natural History, Kaiser Library, Asa Archives, The Nepal Association of Fine Arts (NAFA), Kakani, Lele Village, Nagarjun Forest, Namo Buddha and Palanchowk Bhagwati are some of the interesting places to visit in and around the Kathmandu.