Reconstruction of Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure gains momentum


13th Dec, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Dec. 13: The reconstruction of Kathmandu Durbar Square enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Site has gained momentum.

The place which carries historical, archeological and the religious importance got demolished by the shaking of the earthquake in 2015’s April.

Three years after the earthquake the Nine Storied Palace, Gaddhi Baithak, Sweat Bhairab, Taleju Bhagwati, Agamache, Majudeg, Krishna Mandir, Jagannath, Gopi Krishna Temple are being reconstructed with much speed.

“For the reconstruction purpose and to give it a speed we have closed the museum and the reconstruction is made on the assistance from the National as well as International aides,” Hanuman Dhoka Museum’s Officer Jaya Narayan Karki said.

The Nine Storied Palace is being constructed on Chinese, Gaddhi Baithak being constructed on American, Agamache being constructed on Japanese and the Jagannath and Gopi Krishna Temple is being constructed on UNESCO assistance.

Likewise, the Shiwalaya and the Laxmi Narayan Temple has been constructed on the assistance of Kathmandu Valley Conservation Fund.

In addition, the Sweat Bhairab, Taleju Bhawani Temples Roof, Trailokyamohan, Majudega Temple has completed the phase of reconstruction by the Department of Archeology. The Krishna Mandir, Kageshwori and Saraswati Temple’s reconstruction is underway.