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Kathesimbhu Stupa Featured

One of the oldest Buddhist pilgrimage sites of Kathmandu valley, Kathesimbhu Stupa commonly known as Srigha or Shree Gha is worshipped for its pure religious significance. The architecture of the stupa is constructed beautifully, a whitewashed dome representing the Earth and small temples surrounding the stupa with the multi-colored flag has attracted many tourists and locals near the valley. According to a legend, it is believed that the stupa was constructed using the materials left after the construction of the world heritage site, Swoyambhunath Stupa. The stupa is constructed for the pilgrims who can’t make a visit to the Swoyambhunath Temple. You can find 13 steps on the spire stood of the stupa which resembles the 13 stages to reach Nirvana. A human can reach Nirvana after passing through these 13 stages in their life. The purity of this stupa encourages each and every human to stay kind-hearted and pure. You can find many teenagers having fun around, kids playing and devotees worshipping inside the premises of the stupa. If you visit this stupa, you must try the famous Shree gha’s lemon-tea and Ice-cream in the nearby stalls and shops. We would recommend you to visit this beautiful stupa to find peace and purity in life if you are near the famous tourist area, Thamel.

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Considering the declaration of World Health Organization regarding the scale of COVID-19 spread as global pandemic, following the recommendations and counter measures to be taken by the countries to cope with the pandemic and assimilating the International Health Regulation (IHR) 2005, Protocols and Prescriptions; Government of Nepal has decided to enforce the following decisions, directions, and precautionary measures in supplantation of all the earlier notices issued on this subject. The provisions enlisted in this notice will come into effect from twelve hours midnight (Nepal Standard Time) on 14th March 2020 till - 30th April 2020.

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