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National Museum

National Museum

Nepal's National Museum houses exhibits with wonderful treasures, ranging from Buddhist art (containing statues, paintings and gigantic manuscripts) to stone, metal and terracotta statues, the highlight being that of Sukhavara Samvara, with 34 arms and 10 faces. Another favourite is the collection of weapons belonging to national heroes such as Prithvi Narayan Shah, the founder of Nepal. National Museum has three exhibition buildings — the Historical building, the Juddha Jatiya art gallery, and the Buddhist art gallery.
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