A beautiful temple like many in Kathmandu but this one is inhabited by hundreds of monkeys that will jump at you and bite you if you catch their eye or annoy them as you try to climb the many steps on the way to the top. It is great fun and the views from the top of the city are breathtaking. Ask a rickshaw driver to take you there.
Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Nepal
The most beautiful town in the Kathmandu valley, Bhaktapur has a huge collection of beautiful temples which are a must-see. The area is closed to traffic, so everything is kept in excellent condition.
The entrance fee is a bit steep for Westerners, in comparison to prices in the rest of Nepal (800 Rupees, approximately £7), but definitely worth it. Apparently, this is where some of the film Little Buddha was shot.
Ask any taxi in Kathmandu to take you to Bhaktapur
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