Tamil Diplomat

Nepal’s Landmarks, Before and After the Earthquake

Dharahara Tower

This nine-story structure was built in 1832 on orders from the queen. It was made of bricks about a foot and a half thick, and had recently been reopened to the public. Sightseers could ascend a narrow spiral staircase to a viewing platform around 200 feet above the city.

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July 15, 2013

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April 25, 2015

Maju Deval

This temple, built in 1690, is a Unesco World Heritage Site in Durbar Square.

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July 2014

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April 25, 2015

Source: New York Times