Kathmandu Valley

Brief description

The cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley is illustrated by seven groups of monuments and buildings which display the full range of historic and artistic achievements for which the Kathmandu Valley is world famous. The seven include the Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhu and Bauddhanath and the Hindu temples of Pashupati and Changu Narayan.

Unesco WHS list ref:  121

I visited Kathmandu in the 1990s, and spent a couple of hours in Patan Durbar Square. I remember the intricately decorated buildings trimmed with fabric that fluttered in the breeze. It was awful to then see the images of destruction caused by the earthquake in 2015.

From my collection

nepal-kathmandu-patan

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