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Chant the mantra "Om mani padme hum" as you walk around the giant stupa clockwise and spin the Tibetan prayer wheels.

The architecture and history is unbelievable in Patan Durbar Square. We spent our day getting lost throughout the alleyways and maxing our way through courtyards with shrine centerpieces. wheresko's photo on Instagram

The Swayambhunath Stupa has a breathtaking view of the Kathmandu Valley, due to its 365 steps to the top, which represent each day of the year. Many monkeys call the jungle that surround the stupa their home. wheresko's photo on Instagram

People find refuge from the chaos of the streets by offering blessings and prayers to the gods. wheresko's photo on Instagram

After walking around the Boudha Stupa a couple of times, we decided to share a pot of lemon grass tea and soak in the view from a rooftop terrace. wheresko's photo on Instagram

The Swayambhunath Stupa is the only temple that brings both Hindus and Buddhists together to worship.

Surrounded by stupas and prayer flags on the backside of the Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)

It's hard to resist buying all of the beautifully, handcrafted works of art displayed throughout the streets. This particular one was in Patan Durbar Square. wheresko's photo on Instagram