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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 2 weeks ago
Jennifer L
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Annandale, Virginia
earthquake

The strong earthquake that shattered this high monument. it is waiting to be renovated, hope it... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
kandelbabs
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Sundhara, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed September 4, 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 June 22, 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 April 3, 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 February 28, 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 February 16, 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 January 4, 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 December 2, 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 November 29, 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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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

It was a tallest tower in Kathmandu and it became ashes on the day of earthquake when some people were there enjoying the beautiful scene of Kathmandu.

1  Thank Sumitkoul
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