Nepal is rich for history, arts and culture. Nepal has been always become hub for Buddhism and Hinduism. Because of rich history and cultures, there are many ancients and historical heritages are made. Because of its unique and rare features, Nepal has ten sites which have been registered as world heritage sites. Even the small mountain kingdom of Nepal is blessed with such astonishing and unique sites that within the area of 140,800 sq km Nepal holds a considerably high number of places recognized by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization) as World Heritage Sites’. There are altogether ten World Heritage Sites in Nepal, seven of which are in Kathmandu itself.
Kathmandu holds at least 130 important monuments, including several pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhists. Nepal is also well-known for Gurkha’s during Second World War, discovery of Buddhist and several holy places for Hinduism.