View to Dharahara Tower (Bhimsen Tower)Kathmandu , Nepal
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View to Dharahara Tower (Bhimsen Tower)
There is the live broadcast perfectly demonstrates the famous Dharahara Tower or Bhimsen Tower – one of the main attractions of Nepal. Unfortunately, the former view of the tower has been lost due to numerous natural disasters, and nowadays only its ruins which you can see online, are preserved.
The Dharahara Tower, built in the 19th century, had 2 towers: Bhimsen and Dharahara, both 11 stories high. These tall buildings were used as an observation point in defending the city from enemies. As can be seen in our online webcam, both towers are almost completely destroyed after the earthquakes of 1934 and 2015.
Kathmandu city with our live stream camera is the capital of the mysterious Nepal. After the strongest earthquake of 2015, Kathmandu was badly damaged and is still recovering. Unfortunately, the Dharahara Tower, which ruins are visible in our webcam, can never be restored. Neither some other popular attractions in Kathmandu.
There are several buildings survived after cataclysms: Pashupatinath temple complex – the ancient Shiva sanctuary; Swayambhunath Monkey Temple has also been restored. It is the best observation deck in the city of Kathmandu, located on top of a hill. Sometimes there are Himalayas tops are visible from here.
The greatest shrine of Tibetan Buddhism – Boudhanath stupa is also survived. There come believers from all over the world. The biggest stupa of the temple with the all-seeing Eye of Buddha is about 2000 years old. There are many monkeys live here.
The heart of Kathmandu is Kathmandu Durbar Square. Several holy structures were destroyed, but the living goddess Kumari Palace – the human incarnation of the goddess Taleju, was not damaged.
There is the Royal Palace on the Palace Square, guarded by Hindu monkey god Hanuman. Nowadays, after Nepal gained the status of a republic, there is a museum with the coins and personal things collection of the last king of Nepal.
Kathmandu has a temperate climate. The rainy season lasts from May to September. The temperature during this period is between 27-28 ° C, at night 19-20 ° C. It is better to plan a trip to Kathmandu in spring or autumn. At this time, the temperature is 23-25 ° C. Winter is also a good time to travel to Kathmandu. On average in winter it is 18-20 ° C. There may be frosts at night.
Weather forecast in Kathmandu for 7 days is available on our website online.