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Essay (A Place of Historical Importance)

 A Place of Historical Importance

There are many places in Nepal that bear historical and religious importance. Some of the places of historical importance are Gorkha, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur etc. The Kathmandu valley itself is a place of such importance. It is said that the valley of Kathmandu was once a great lake. In course of time, the water in it flowed out through a passage which was made by Manjushree and thus it became the present valley.

Kathmandu always has a history in it. Many kings ruled this place. Some great kings like Manadeva, Ansuvarma, Jayasthiti Malla, Prithivi Narayan Shah, Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah all ruled over it. In past Nepal was divided into different countries. Kahmandu  valley itself was divided into three different countries. They were Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan. Mallas were the kings of those countries. Prithivi Narayan Shah defeated them and he started to rule over them.

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu is also known as the city of temples because there are many temples in Kathmandu. Some of the most famous temples are Pashupati Nath, Guhyeswari, Lord Krishna in Patan, Dakshin Kali, Swyambhu, Taleju etc. are situated in this area.  

There are many buildings in Kathmandu valley. The fifty-five windowed palace of Bhaktapur, the Hanuman Dhoka and the Narayanhity palace are the unparalleled instances of Nepalese arts and carvings. This historical place is successful to attract tourists from many other countries. Because of these reasons this valley is popular in the world.

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