The southern face of Mount Everest, known locally as Sagarmatha
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Nepal seeks to attract more visitors

19 February 2013 Last updated at 03:57 GMT

Eight of the highest mountains in the world are in one country: Nepal.

It makes the Himalayan country extremely popular with adventure tourists.

But the government also wants to attract visitors interested in its rich history.

The BBC's Anbarasan Etiharajan reports on the hurdles it faces.