Asan is a ceremonial, market and residential square in central Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. It is one of the most well-known historical locations in the city as well as popular place for Spices and is famed for its bazaar, festival calendar and strategic location. Six streets converge on Asan giving the square a perpetual bustle. You can easily spend more then three hours to knowing about all spices and other traditional daily foods around.The bazaar at Asan attracts shoppers from all over Kathmandu because of the tremendous variety of merchandise sold here, ranging from foodstuffs, spices and textiles to electronics and bullion.Asan is also one of the popular tourist spots in the city because of its architectural sights and charming ambiance. There are banks, restaurants and a post office. Two taxi stands and bus stops are situated on the eastern side.