Welcome to the Kathmandu photo gallery. Here you'll find Kathmandu pictures I took in on a trip in December 1999, while visiting my brother. I spent a total of three or four days in Kathmandu staying in a guesthouse in the Thamel area - the budget travel area of Kathmandu. The pictures you see here are of the main attractions of Kathmandu: Swayambhunath, the old town, the temples, the Bodnath stupa and the Pashupatinath temple area.
Kathmandu is a relatively relaxed town, if compared to Indian towns, meaning that it is reasonably comfortable to stay there for a few days. The air however was very polluted during my stay in December 1999.

01 Entrance to staircase to Swayambhunath stupa
02 Staircase to Swayambhunath stupa
03 Prayer wheels
04 Lion
05 Buddha
06 Monkey
07 Staircase to Swayambhunath stupa
08 Staircase to Swayambhunath stupa
09 Statues along staircase
10 Swayambhunath stupa
11 Swayambhunath stupa
12 Swayambhunath stupa
13 Structure near Swayambhunath stupa
14 Buddha eyes on Swayambhunath stupa
15 Swayambhunath area
16 Prayer flags
17 Peacock
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