With pilgrims and spiritual strolls around centuries-old stupas and monasteries and the constant backdrop of pristine mountains, Nagarjun, Kathmandu is a village in Baitadi District in the Mahakali Zone of Far-Western Nepal. Visiting this historic city is like stepping into another world of breath-taking Newari architecture, religious sites and tourist attractions. Nagarjun is a place where ancient traditions rub shoulders with the latest technology. The grandeur of the past enchants the visitor whose gaze may linger on an exquisitely carved wooden window frame, an 18th century bronze sculpture or a spiritually uplifting stupa.
Retaining its ancient traditions, Nagarjun Kathmandu is blessed by Living Goddess Kumari and is enriched by endless ceremonial processions and events that take to the streets every now and then with throngs of devotees seeking joy in spiritual celebrations. These religious festivals are steeped in legends and are quite a spectacle with chariot processions and masked dancers often possessed by the spirits of deities. Nagarjun, Kathmandu is a result of diverse culture and lifestyle, a long history of faith and beliefs, and of arts and architecture. Therefore, more than just a village, it is a living museum, it is an opportunity to travel back in time and to relive in the history.
The nearest airport, Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, is the largest and only international airport in Nepal, located 5.5km east of the popular tourist neighborhood of Thamel. Commercial domestic flights are available to/from Bhadrapur, Bhairawa, Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Dhangarhi, Janakpur, Nepalganj, Pokhara, Simara, and Tumling Tar. Domestic flights take about an hour. The primary domestic airlines are Air Viva, Yeti, Nepal Airlines, and Buddha Air.