Nepal is a culturally rich country, famous for sacred Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas. Kathmandu, the capital of the nation, attracts most of the tourists for this very reason. A visit to Patan – an ancient city – gives a perfect opportunity to get acquaint with the fascinating local culture. The edifices found here exhibit the traditional Nepali pagoda style of architecture. Marvel the golden spire atop Swayambhunath Stupa or Monkey Temple – as it is commonly known. Complete the trip by visiting Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath, the two most visited shrines in Nepal.