Kathmandu has occupied the 5th position in the list of top ten cities in the world primed to capture travelers imagination in 2019 as revealed by Lonely Planet. According to the travel guidebook, Copenhagen, Denmark in the number one tourist destination followed by Shēnzhèn, China; Novi Sad, Serbia; and Miami, Florida as second, third and fourth top cities worthy to visit in the upcoming year. Similarly, Mexico City, Mexico; Dakar, Senegal; Seattle, Washington; Zadar, Croatia; and Meknès, Morocco follow the capital city of Nepal as sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth top destinations
“Kathmandu is witnessing the reconstruction and rejuvenation of its magnificent historic monuments and sites destroyed by the 2015 earthquakes. In fact, the city has become more liveable with moves to calm the city’s infamous traffic, smog and noise. There’s even reliable electricity and wi-fi as bonus creature comforts in the atmospheric and maze-like alleyways of the old city,” Lonely Planet states.