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Nepal Earthquake: Heritage Sites in Kathmandu

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 25 and the subsequent aftershocks have claimed thousands of lives and has destryoed many cultural heritage all over  Nepal.

We now look at the status of the heritages in Kathmandu. Let's see what is still standing and what has turned into rubble. Heritage Sites Location Current Status
1 Dharahara Sundhara, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
2 Gaddhi Baithak of Basantapur Basantapur,Kathmandu Partially Damaged
3 Maju Dega Temple Basantapur, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
4 Ram Mandir Pashupati, Kathmandu Minor Damages
5 Swayambhunath Swayambhu, Kathmandu Minor Damages
6 Indrayani Temple Kathmandu Minor Damages
7 Kasthamandap Basantapur, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
8 Kalmochan Temple Thapathali, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
9 Boudhanath Bouddha, Kathmandu Minor Damages
10 Jaya Bageshwori Temple Gaushala, Kathmandu Minor Damages
11 Ram Mandir Battisputali, Kathmandu Minor Damages
12 Bishowrup Temple Pashupati, Kathmandu Partially Damaged
13 Guheshwori Temple (temple gate) Guheshwori, Kathmandu Minor Damages
14 Ratna Mandir (Ranipokhari) Jamal, Kathmandu Partially Damaged
15 Trailokya Mohan Temple (Dasa Avtar) Basantapur, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
16 Old Drums Of Durbar Square Basantapur, Kathmandu Partially Damaged
17 Kakeshwor Temple (in front of Kal Bhairab) Basantapur, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
18 Shiva Parvati Temple Basantapur, Kathmandu  Completely Destroyed
19 Chasin Dega Basantapur, Kathmandu  Completely Destroyed
20 Jaisi Dewal Temple Jaisi Dewal, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
21 Tripureshwor Mahadev Tripureshwor, Kathmandu Partially Destroyed
22 Nautalle Durbar (9 Storied Palace) Basantapur, Kathmandu Partially Destroyed
23 Statue of King Pratap Malla Basantapur, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed
24 Kirateshwor Mahadev Pashupati, Kathmandu Minor Damages
25 Karma Raja Maha Vihara Monastery Swayambhu, Kathmandu Partially Damaged
26 Bikateshwor Mahadev Teku, Kathmandu Partially Damaged
27 Narayan Temple Basantapur, Kathmandu Completely Destroyed


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