Kathmandu Valley has often been described as an open museum or a city of temples, and it just takes a tour around one of the Durbar Squares and the old quarters to see why.

While the imprints of the dynasties that ruled the valley can be found here and there, expect the multitudes of Hindus and Buddhist deities to pop up from anywhere as they have been etched or sculpted in the walls of temples and homes across Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur, the three cities that make up Kathmandu Valley