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Kathmandu, Nepal

Kumari Ghar

A brick building in Kathmandu's Durbar Square is home to Nepal's most prominent living goddess.
Lumbini Sanskritik, Nepal

Ashoka Pillar, Lumbini

Designed to honor the birthplace of Buddha.
Bhardaha, Nepal

Koshi Barrage

This structure, built more than 60 years ago to manage devastating seasonal floods, is known to attract a rare species of freshwater dolphin.
Purano Jhangajholi, Nepal

Mulkot Mirror Wall

This twisty section of highway in the Himalayan foothills is lined with thousands of small mirrors.
Sanga, Nepal

Kailashnath Mahadev Statue

Nepal is home to the world’s tallest Shiva statue.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Amideva Buddha Park

This religious site features Nepal’s largest statue of Buddha.
Bhaktapur, Nepal

Nyatapola Temple

Towering at a height of over 30 meters, this turn-of-the-18th-century landmark is the tallest temple in Nepal.
Bhaktapur, Nepal

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The former stronghold of the Malla Dynasty has remained virtually unchanged since the 17th-century.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu Durbar Square

This historic square in Nepal is home to temples dating back to the third century.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world keeps an eye out in every direction.
Kabul, Afghanistan

The Giant Blimp Hovering Over Kabul

Tethered to a NATO base in Kabul is an American blimp used to survey Afghanistan's largest city.
Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Blue Mosque

This magnificent blue mosque in Afghanistan is surrounded by thousands of white doves.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Monkey Temple

Sacred Buddhist home of some spiritual monkeys.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky

This woodland architectural installation acts as a camera obscura for the heavens.