It has been inhabited since approximately 1000 BC, when a shrine was constructed here.
Today, Kathmandu is known as one of the most prominent cities in Asia, for its surrounding mountains, tourist draw, tragic earthquakes, sprawling size, culture, shrines, history, and architecture.
People Born in Kathmandu
Kathmandu in People's Lives
Jake Gyllenhaal: I traveled here in 2014 to film scenes of the movie Everest.
Keira Knightley: I traveled here in 2014 to film scenes of the movie Everest.