According to legend, all the timber used to build the pagoda was obtained from a single tree.
The structure collapsed during a major earthquake on 25 April 2015.
Religious and cultural festivities form a major part of the lives of people residing in Kathmandu.
Tourism is an important part of the economy as the city is the gateway to the Nepalese Himalayas. In 2013, Kathmandu was ranked third among the top ten upcoming travel destinations in the world by Trip Advisor, and ranked first in Asia.
"Kānti" is a word that stands for "beauty" and is mostly associated with light and "pur" means place. Among the indigenous Newar people, Kathmandu is known as Yeṃ Deśa (येँ देश), and Patan and Bhaktapur are known as Yala Deśa (यल देश) and Khwopa Deśa (ख्वप देश).
Stone inscriptions are a ubiquitous element at heritage sites and are key sources for the history of Nepal.
The lake was cut drained by Bodhisatwa Manjusri with his sword, and the water was evacuated out from there.
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It has a multiethnic population within a Hindu and Buddhist majority.Kathmandu is also the largest metropolis in the Himalayan hill region.