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Nepal Heritage sites all open

Nepal Heritage Sites have re-opened giving visitors opportunity to visitors to sightsee centuries old monuments and cultural highlights which the country is well known for.  In Kathmandu valley : Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bodhnath stupa, Bhaktapur and Pashupatinath temple are all open and restoration works are on going. 

 

The reconstruction of Kileswor Mahadev Temple in the premises of the 1000 year old Changu Narayan temple 4kms north of Bhaktapur that was reduced to a rubble was completed and opened to the public on 05 April.  It was the joint effort of the German Government and Department of Archaeology Nepal. On the occasion German Ambassador Matthias Meyer also spoke of his Government's cooperation in other reconstruction of historic monuments in Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan).

 

Archaeologists and conservationists are moving with urgency as monuments and artefacts damaged are being catalogued and given priority in restoration efforts. The sacred "Bhoto" a bejewelled sacred vest associated with the Red Machhindranath was recovered from the rubbles of the temple in Bungmati.


 

 
Nepal earthquake efforts after the 25 April 2015 quake now moves to rehabilitation and "build back better. The devastation of the earthquake resulted in tragic loss of lives. In the aftermath Nepal received aid from all international communities including the Rotary International and Nepal - Bhutan Rotay International District 3292.  Currently one road link with China is open for trade and transit of local inhabitants whereas all roads linking India are open.