Kirtipur is a town in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, located 5 km southwest of Kathmandu situated on a rocky hill between 1,300-1,500 m in elevation. It is one of the oldest settlements in the valley, and was an ancient capital of Nepal.

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Bagh Bhairab Temple

Hindu temple; large collection of spears and shields dating from a massive defeat by Prithvi Narayan Shah in 1768.

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Uma Maheshwar Temple

A Hindu Temple, originally built in 1673; lost the original fourth roof in the 1934 earthquake.

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Newa Lahana

Newari food served in Newari style with waiters in Newari dress.

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Kirtipur Hillside Hotel

large rooms, some with views toward the mountains; restaurant.

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Town Square

A Narayan Temple is at the centre with lions and griffons

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Kirtipur View Point Restaurant

Offers Newari and International dishes

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SASA Newari Restaurant

Cash only; Wi-Fi available


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