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wonderful view tower

it was very beautiful view tower of kathmandu valley but damaged by devastating earthquake in 2015... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Serku S
,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Enormous Loss after Earthquake 2015

This was one of the highest structures in old KTM (nine stories) and was used to call attention... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Jennifer L
,
Annandale, Virginia
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“durbar square” (4 reviews)
“collapsed” (8 reviews)
“monument” (7 reviews)
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Sundhara, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

it was very beautiful view tower of kathmandu valley but damaged by devastating earthquake in 2015 Apprile

Thank Serku S
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This was one of the highest structures in old KTM (nine stories) and was used to call attention when conflicts were possibly coming (using a bugle to call army). 60 people were lost when it collapsed during the earthquake of 2015. It is worth visiting...More

Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The strong earthquake that shattered this high monument. it is waiting to be renovated, hope it will be back again soon

Thank kandelbabs
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

As many place in Kathmandu, the tower has been really effect by the earthquake. Of course you can have look, but no much to see. But if you are around, you can buy some cheap clothes, and do your sending. The post office is around...More

Thank Greby V
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

The beautiful and historic Dharahara also known as Bhimsen stambha was destroyed by the earthquake but still has its remains where once it stood all high and mighty. Nice place to walk around and see the history lying although it is quite sad. Hopefully it...More

Thank Niranjan L
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

There is little left of the original lofting monument, and although there are plans to rebuild, it will never be the same with the same history.

Thank EdMarzec
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Unfortunately this famous attraction is totally damaged by the earthquake 2015 and the government has not started yet the reconstruction. You can visit it as you are close to the Durbar square.

Thank ibrahimarab
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This tower collapsed in April 2015 earthquake. Please wait for the new one to come up in near future.

Thank bhumi1008
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Close to Kathmandu durbar square, half of the tower was broken by the earthquake. One cannot go inside its perimeters now.

Thank nik_0107
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

The earthquake of last year ruined its beauty. Its no more now in the existence, it turned into ashes. Once upon a time you could see the whole Kathmandu from its top.

Thank vineet4u2016
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