Idols and Images

Buddhist and Hindu images of deities and Gods are one of the Nepal's most famous souvenir items which are antique and unique style traditional designed. They are available frequently in many tourist shops in Nepal and made of bronze metal, copper, silver wooden stone and animal bones. Some of the most popular images of monuments- Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa, Bauddhanath stupa and Krishna temple are also available in both wooden and metal. Although most of the wooden, stone and metal images available in the shopping stall it is forbidden to take out of the country any artifact more than one hundred years old without specific written permission from the Archaeology Department.

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