Daura Suruwal avaThe national costumes of Nepal are deeply connected to the local religious beliefs. Even the number of fastenings or color of the piece can be explained from the point of view of the symbolism. Let’s take a closer look at the main Nepalese male and female garments – daura-suruwal, gunyou cholo, and Dhaka topi. These are not the only traditional pieces worn in Nepal, far from it, but they are among the most popular and often serve as the ceremonial garments.

Nepali costume avaNepal is a multicultural and multiethnic country because it was formed in the 18th century from several small kingdoms: Mustang, Madhesh, Videha (Mithila), and Limbuwan. Each of the ethnic groups – and there are more than a 100 of them in Nepal – has its own clothing traditions, folk costume and accessories, traditional jewelry pieces, and etc. The more interesting it is to learn about the traditional clothing of Nepal. Though, in this article, we’ll only tell you about the main garments included to the national costume of Nepal.