Conservation and Seismic Strengthening of the 16th-Century Char Narayan Temple in Patan Durbar Square

This project directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to strengthen U.S. cooperation with the government and people of Nepal on disaster risk reduction and response.

Built primarily in brick and damaged during the April 2015 Nepal earthquake, the Char Narayan temple is one of the oldest and most prominent temples within the Patan Durbar Square World Heritage site. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT) Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $100,000 Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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