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October 30, 2023

30 Fascinating Photos Capture Street Scenes of Kathmandu in the Mid-1990s

Kathmandu is the capital and most populous city of Nepal. It is located in the Kathmandu Valley, a large valley in the high plateaus in central Nepal, at an altitude of 1,400 meters (4,600 feet).

The city is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world, founded in the 2nd century AD. Kathmandu is and has been for many years the centre of Nepal's history, art, culture, and economy. It has a multi-ethnic population within a Hindu and Buddhist majority. Religious and cultural festivities form a major part of the lives of people residing in Kathmandu.

Tourism is an important part of the economy in the city. Kathmandu is considered the gateway to the Nepal Himalayas and is home to several World Heritage Sites: the Durbar Square, Swayambhu Mahachaitya, Bouddha and Pashupatinath.

These fascinating were taken by fraser donachie that show street scenes of Kathmandu in 1995.


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