The Madhyapur Thimi Municipality, Bhaktapur has launched a ‘Night Heritage Walk’ under the Destination Madhyapur Campaign. The night tour aims to promote cultural and historic heritages in this ancient city.
According to mayor Madan Sundar Shrestha, the local government has launched a campaign to restore the heritages in the city and promote the heritage areas as the touristic destinations. “During the course of this campaign, heritages buried under the earth were restored," he says.
"Cultural festivals have revived and we want to send the message that Madhyapur Thimi is not only beautiful for outings in day time but night as well. We also want to show that the city is also safe for night tourism,” explains Shrestha.
"The atmosphere of Madhyapyur Thimi is soothing, it is safe for night tourism and the visitor can enjoy its sublime beauty,” he argued, adding that through the promotion of night walk, the local government wants to deliver the message to the public.
"Madhyapur is peaceful and safe place. We want to give the message that it is safe to take a walk around even after 9 pm," Mayor said.