BOUDDHANATH (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Situated 8 km northwest of Kathmandu city, The 36-meter-high stupa of Boudhanath is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. Here you can see many monasteries surrounding it. On each side are a pair of the all-seeing-eyes of the Buddha symbolizing awareness. The Stupa of Bouddhanath contains the relics of Kashyap Buddha, one of the former Buddha’s. The stupa was much later renovated by the Lichchhavi rulers of the 8th century A.D. Bouddhanath is a very important and holy stupa to Buddhists, particularly to the Tibetan Buddhists. The lotus-born Guru, Guru Padmashambava had revealed its greatness and importance to the Tibetan King Trisondetsen.