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Kashthamandap

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Address: Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Also known as "Pavilion of Wood," legend has it that this...

Also known as "Pavilion of Wood," legend has it that this pagoda-style temple was constructed from the wood of a single tree.

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Very much worthy place to go and see. Very much damaged because of the earthquake, but still great to get immersed and hear the story. Please, hire a guide in the entrance for 10... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 July 2016
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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Yavatmal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Our guide explained to us that the name Kathmandu was derived from Kashthamandap, signifying the importance of this temple that now lies completely in ruins after the 2015 earthquakes. The area of the temple is fenced off and there is reconstruction in process at the adjoining sites. An information board at the site shows what the temple looked like before... More 

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Mangalore, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

nicely built and heart of square,ancient and maintained as unesco site,depicts architecture intelligence of materials used to sustain rough colds and breeze

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Thank DrSrinivas V
Toronto, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Kathmandu temple is unique temple which is made of single wooden tree. Now its almost damage by last year devastating earthquake but again its reconstruction .

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Thank johnyom276
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Part of the mail durbar square. Damaged extensively by earthquake. Seems no reconstructions is being carried out.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

There is nothing left of this temple it is completely razed to the ground there is a large sign lettingbyou know that it will be rebuilt..

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Fallston, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A fun place to see- the earthquake really took a toll here - but it is slowly coming back. The street vendors are pushy here.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

It was my favourite place to sit during the evenings, the views of people walking around, vegetable, lentil market and excellently built all from woods. I really miss this place..

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Very much worthy place to go and see. Very much damaged because of the earthquake, but still great to get immersed and hear the story. Please, hire a guide in the entrance for 10 dolars

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Thank Vinicius M
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

As the story says that the king have got the places of pilgrims constructed right at his palace for his comfort. How showcase good architecture of ancient history.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Such a shame all that is there a the moment is a pile of bricks!! No signs of reconstruction !! Yet one year on!!

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