Panaroma View of panauti A moment from Panauti Jatra. First Sunrise of 2013 Seen form Lamadol

About Panauti

Panauti, a small town located 32 km Southeast of Kathmandu, found in the central regions of Nepal. Panauti is a historical city found in Nepal, as it was originally a small state given by King Bhupatindra Malla as a dowry to his sister. This town has a population of under 10,000 people and a few prominent icons, such as the Indreswor temple and Durbar square found in the town center. At the end of the 13th Century, Panauti was finally integrated into the unified kingdom of Nepal, along with Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, which are all former capital cities of the Kathmandu valley. Panauti, consists of a variety of Buddhist and Hindu religious monuments, and is considered to be one of the area’s most important medieval... [Read More]