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Boudha Tourist Attractions

Boudha or Bodnath lies 6 km (33/4 mi.) east of Kathmandu on the old trade route via Sankhu to Tibet. Site of the country's largest stupa, and with long-standing links with the Tibetan capital Lhasa and Tibetan Buddhism, the town is the religious center of Nepal's Tibetan community.

Bodnath Stupa

The Bodnath Stupa is the most important shrine in the Kathmandu Valley. The huge stupa has nine levels, symbolic of the "World Mountain". The iconic painted eyes peer out from the top.

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