List of 10 cultural and natural UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal

Tourist attractions entrance fee of world heritage sites in Kathmandu Nepal

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List of 10 cultural and natural UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal

Introduction of World Heritage Sites of Nepal
Like the other nations of the world there are ten world heritage sites in Nepal approved by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Among of these 10 world heritage sites list of Nepal 8 are cultural and 2 are natural world heritage sites of Nepal. Majority of UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal are within close proximity of the city and only a few are a bit far.

List of 10 world heritage sites in Nepal

Brief information about site with entrance fees to visit UNESCO world heritage sites in Nepal as follow.
List of 8 cultural heritage of Nepal
01: Pashupatinath Temple
This temple is ranked as one of the sacred places by Hindus. The temple complex build in pagoda style is used in construction. It is contains inscriptions, ashrams and images. It is located adjacent the Bagmati river. Starting 1979 the temple has been on the World heritage list.
Entry fees NPR. 1000 for foreign nationals and NPR. 1000 for SAARC nationals (free for Indians)
02: Swayambhunath Stupa
This site has been in existence for more than 2500 years and is considered one of the oldest sites. The monument represents all the four elements of nature water, wind, fire and earth. It consists of thirteen rings that represent the thirteen ladder steps heading to Nirvana. To reach this holy site you pass through 365 stone steps.
Entry fees NPR. 200 for foreign nationals and NPR. 50 for SAARC nationals

03: Boudhanath Stupa
It was constructed in the fifth century AD. It consists of a mandala style structure that is 36m high with three unique levels. During Buddhist celebrations many followers flock in the monument.
Entry fees NPR. 400 for foreign nationals and NPR. 100 for SAARC nationals

04: Kathmandu Durbar Square
It is located in the center of the capital city. It was a royal courtyard in the ancient times and is also referred to as Hanuman Dhoka Palace. The palace is given the name after Hanuman who is a Hindu god and considered the guardian of the palace.
Entry fees NPR. 1000 for foreign nationals and NPR. 150 for SAARC nationals

05: Patan Durbar Square
It was built in the third century by the Kirat dynasty. The best Newari craftsmanship is held here in this open museum. It is surrounded by monuments from Hindu and Buddhist religions.
Entry fees NPR. 1000 for foreign nationals and NPR. 250 for SAARC nationals

06: Bhaktapur Durbar Square
This site is also known as Bhadgaon. The city comprises of four different squares namely Pottery, Taumadhi, Durbar and Dattatreya. It is one of the best world heritage sites of Nepal.
Entry fees NPR. 1500 for foreign nationals and NPR. 500 for SAARC nationals

07: Changu Narayan Temple
This temple is located at the peak of a hill known as Dolagiri or Changu. Changu narayan was founded in the third century AD by the king Manadev. The change village and champak tree surround the area.
Entry fees NPR. 300 for foreign nationals and NPR. 100 for SAARC nationals

08: Lumbini
The Birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama was Lumbini garden in 623 B.C who becomes the Lord Buddha after enlightenment. UNESCO declared Lumbini as a world heritage site in the year of 1997. Buddhist pilgrimages consider this the holiest place. The area consists of a museum, monuments, Lumbini International Research Institute and several temples such as the Mayadevi Temple and other currently undergoing repairs.
Entry fees NPR. 200 for foreign nationals and NPR. 100 for SAARC nationals

List of 2 natural heritage of Nepal
9: Chitwan National park
This site was previously recognized as the Royal Chitwan National Park. it was found in 1973 and is considered the first national park in Nepal. It pays homage to many species of animals inclusive of the Royal Bengal tiger and the one horned rhino.
Entry fees NPR. 1695 for foreign nationals and NPR. 848 for SAARC nationals

10: Sagarmatha National Park
This national park was found in 1976. Mount Everest is located in this park located in eastern part of Nepal. It became listed on the World Heritage Site in 1979.
Sagarmatha national park entry fees NPR. 3,390 for foreign nationals and NPR. 1695 for SAARC nationals

I think now you are clear how many world heritage sites in Nepal. There are total 10 sites 8 cultural heritage site in Nepal and 2 natural heritage site in Nepal declared by the UNESCO. Students can write an essay on world heritage sites of Nepal after reading this article covering the importance of world heritage sites of Nepal.

The UNESCO world heritage sites are places all over the globe that have been identified by UNESCO as those that belong to everyone round the globe. In Nepal there are ten major places which are listed on the World heritage list.Here is the step by step ideas how to reach Sagarmatha national park Nepal one of the natural world heritage site.

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