Nepal is a country between India and Tibet, famous for the temples and the Himalayas, which include Mount Everest - the highest peak of the planet.  The capital of the state of Kathmandu is famous for its old quarter, resembling a maze, in which there are many Hindu and Buddhist shrines.  In the Kathmandu valley, there are the Buddhist temple Swayambhunath, which is inhabited by monkeys, the giant Buddhist stupa Bodnath, the Hindu temple complex Pashupatinath with pedestals for cremation, as well as the medieval city of Bhaktapur.