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All reviews kathmandu valley worth the climb great view of kathmandu steep steps main stupa hill top prayer flags prayer wheels earthquake damage souvenir shops holy place world heritage site entrance fee monkeys buddhist statues snatched
it was really nice place to visit. swyambhunath as also known as monkey temple. many monkeys are playing with nature. the big statue of buddha. you can see nice scenery of kathmandu valley from the top of swyambhunath.
A nice spot to discover the history of Kathmandu. The art and sculpture of this Stupa is great. We were amazed after knowing the history behind this stupa. Its has a history of 2500 years. God 2500 years!
A very peaceful place. Non Buddhists are not allowed inside the temple. However the view from outside was beautiful enough. There were many stalls outside. The main attraction were however the monkeys. I have never seen so many of them at one place. The place...More
Historical buddhist shrine. Remember there are multiple points of entry. One that requires you to climb 300+ and another that you could do with 101 or so. Depending on age and ability choose what makes sense. This is not usually known but our driver was...More
As far as I know, there is no official opening time. My suggestion though would be to go when the sun is not too high in the sky so your photographs will show nice shadows and coutours. Enjoy the visit!