small hindu shrine in kathmandu street (nepal)

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small hindu shrine in kathmandu street (nepal)

A small Hindu shrine in a street in Kathmandu (Nepal)

Since the shrine is now below street level, I bet it is several hundred years old.­

More info provided by Friedhelm5n:

This Roadside Sunken Shrine near Asan Tole is dedicated to Balkumari.­ Local People worshipped it as Ganesh.­

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March 7, 2013
Nepal 247 photos

Photos taken during a motorcycle trip with a friend in Nepal in March 2013.­

This includes a trip up the Kali Gandaki valley to the Annapurnas and the Lower Mustang region, with its beautiful Himalayan landscapes.­

Those photos were taken one year before the April 2014 earthquake that killed many and caused major damage in central Nepal.­

Many of the buildings and temples on those photos have been damaged or destroyed by the 2014 quake, especially the shaky brick houses in Bhaktapur.­