Tibetan Thangka Gallery
Also known as the Keshar Library, this place is definitely worth a visit. The main reading room has antique globes, stuffed tiger's...
Astrek Climbing Wall
If you need to polish your climbing skills before heading to the big peaks or if you just want to learn some free-climbing techniques,...
Kathmandu Institute of Nepali Language
Offers a week’s beginners course (12 hours) and longer, more advanced, courses all of which are tailored specifically to foreign tourists.
It’s worth schlepping out to Lazimpat on a Wednesday and Saturday night (from 8pm) to catch the live jazz in this tiny upstairs bar,...
Royal Hana Garden
This place is a bit of a secret – there are two outdoor hot-spring baths (admission Rs 340, includes towel and shampoo, Thursday to...
Tibetan Thangka Gallery information
Just past the Hotel Ambassador, this is another good little place. Thangkas are painted on the spot (you can watch the artists at work) and many pieces from here end up in the Durbar Sq shops with higher price tags.