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The Nepalese people are made up of over 40 different races and tribes yet carry a strong sense of national pride. Nepal has eight World Heritage sites (Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhu and Bauddhanath, and the Hindu temples of Pashupati, Changu Narayan, and Lumbini–the birthplace of the Lord Buddha) and has won two Heritage Awards–one for the medieval city of Bhaktapur and the other for the Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu.

Nirvana in Nepal
Dwarika's Hotel, only twenty minutes from the airport, is the perfect place to stop and rest either before or after you attempt to summit Everest; self-described as a living tribute to Nepal’s architectural and cultural heritage, it is an example of national pride.

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