Area Attractions

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Hyatt Place Kathmandu

PO Box 8801, Tahachal
Kathmandu, Nepal, 44614



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Family Attractions


1.9 MILES AWAY / 3.1 km
Swayambhu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the holiest Buddhist stupas in Nepal. It is said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. This stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and has numerous shrines and monasteries on its premises.


12.3 MILES AWAY / 19.6 km
Changunarayan temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, it was built in the fourth century. A fifth century stone inscription in the temple proclaims it as one of the oldest shrines in Kathmandu Valley. The temple is a showcase for Newari art and the architecture of the early century.


2.9 MILES AWAY / 4.7 km
The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the midst of Kathmandu city, Nepal. The Garden's design has much in common with formal European gardens: paved perimeter paths, punctuated by pavilions, trellises, and various planting areas, surrounded by a sunken flower garden with a large pond at its center. It is an architectural landscape that encourages the visitor to stroll around and discover the Garden's treasures from many different vantage points.


4.9 MILES AWAY / 7.8 km
A sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath, this temple is considered one of the sacred temples of the Hindu faith. A sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmatiriver. Beyond the temple lies the sacred ghats where the last rites of hindus are performed. Every day in the evening there is an arati ceremony (oil lamp lighting), and the entire place comes alive with devotees singing bhajans.


6.2 MILES AWAY / 9.9 km
Boudhanath Stupa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 36 m (118 ft.) high stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. With countless monasteries surrounding it, Bouddhanath is the center of Buddhism in Nepal. The stupa was renovated by Licchavi rulers in the eighth Century.


17.6 MILES AWAY / 28.1 km
Nagarkot is renowned for its sunrise view of the Himalayas (including Mount Everest) as well as other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley.



2.9 MILES AWAY / 4.6 km
Thamel is a popular tourist destination in Kathmandu and is the pre-base camp for mountaineers. The area is home to a wide range of mountaineering gear shops, foreign money exchange booths, pubs, clubs and nightlife, along with numerous travel agents and guest houses. Visitors can buy local handicraft, pashminas, garments, gems and jewelry


3.2 MILES AWAY / 5.1 km
About 15 minutes from the hotel, Durbar Marg is home to branded stores and outlets. The Narayanhiti Palace Museum is also located here. There is no entry fee, and shops close at 8:00 pm.


2.4 MILES AWAY / 3.9 km
About 15 minutes from the hotel, New Road is one of the most frequented marketplaces in Kathmandu. From clothing and jewelry to electronics... you name it, you get it at New Road. If you want to understand the Kathmandu lifestyle, New Road is a must see.

Museums & Culture


0.8 MILES AWAY / 1.3 km
The National Museum of Nepal is located in Chauni, near Swayambhu. The museum was initially known as Chhauni Silkhana, which literally means “the stone house of arms and ammunition”. Here, one can see Napoleon’s sword of command which was presented to Jung Bahadur, the Prime Minister and virtual ruler of Nepal from 1846 to 1877.


3.7 MILES AWAY / 5.9 km
Situated at the center of the city, this is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A marvel of Newari architecture holding legacy, craft and stories from numerous generations. The square has been a hub of business since the Malla Dynasty. The Square is home to ancient temples, artifacts and old Newari residences. The square is filled with various courtyards and captures the fine skills of Newari artisans from the 17th century.


2.4 MILES AWAY / 3.9 km
Also known as Basantapur Durbar Square, this is in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom. With appealing artifacts, rich history and positive aura surrounding the glorious royal courtyard, the durbar square is a popular social hub for Kathmanduites even today. Most of the cultural celebrations with processions known as Jatras, go through this square; and the living goddess Kumari presides in her residence here as well.


10.2 MILES AWAY / 16.3 km
This square is in the center of Bhaktapur city. Showcasing architecture that dates back to the Malla period, the square is particularly charming with wide open spaces that are off limits to vehicular traffic. Of particular interest are: The Golden Gate, the Fifty-Five Window Palace and the beautiful statue of King Bhupatindra Malla mounted on a giant stone pillar.