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It was located at the entrance to Freak Street and is now just a pile of rubble and is fenced off and there is sadly nothing to see. Hopefully they will restore this wooden shelter from which the name Kathmandu was derived.
Kasthamandap "Wood-Covered Shelter" was a three-storied public shelter that included a shrine consecrated to Gorakshanath situated at Maru, Kathmandu, Nepal. Several myths and stories about the date of the construction of the Kasthamandap Temple have been resolved with the recent archeological findings. The newly discovered...More
This building from the 16th century was totally destroyed by the earthquake 2015 and there is nothing to see today. The government is planning to rebuild it but the legend says the original was built from one huge tree and this will be difficult to...More
Unfortunately the 2015 earthquake devastated this monument which holds a lot of history and glory. Even the name "Kathmandu" was taken from this very building. Hope the reconstruction finishes up quick to re live this amazing architecture.