Videos tagged with "durbar"
Kathmandu, Nepal: A Walk between Thamel & Durbar Square [12:12]
Kathmandu, Nepal. Slideshow of a walk between Thamel and Durbar Square.
Kathmandu, Durbar Square, Tihar time. [00:33]
Kathmandu Durbar Square - Nepal [03:05]
The Durbar square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The royal palace was originally situated at Dattaraya square and was only later moved to the Durbar square location. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square also surrounds quadrangles revealing courtyards and temples. The square is presently known as Hanuman Dhoka, a name derived from the statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, near the entrance of the palace. The preference for the construction of royal palaces at this site dates back to as early as the Licchavi period in the third century. Even though the present palaces and temples have undergone repeated and extensive renovations and nothing physical remains from that period, names like Gunapo and Gupo, which are the names referred to the palaces in the square in early scriptures, imply that the palaces were built by Gunakamadev, a king ruling late in the tenth century. When Kathmandu City became independent under the rule of King Ratna Malla (1484--1520) the palaces in the square became the royal palaces for its Malla kings. h. Some of the parts of the square like the Hatti Chok near the Kumari Bahal in the Southern section of the square were removed during restoration after the devastating earthquake in 1934. While building the New Road, the Southeastern part ...
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Nepal [01:00]
Bhaktapur Durbar Square in the first week of 2013.
NEPAL KATHMANDOU DURBAR SQUARE [04:50]
Olds temples in the heart on Kathmandou city, but the daily life is always there... Les temples du centre de Kathmandou sont de différentes époques mais ils restent immergés dans le quotidien des Népalais.