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Post-disaster excavations at Earthquake-Damaged Jagannath and Gopinath Temples,Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, Kathmandu Valley UNESCO World Heritage Property,Nepal.
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UNESCO has commissioned post-disaster rescue excavations at earthquake-damaged
monuments within the Kathmandu Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site, continuing a mission
initiated last year aimed at restoring Nepal’s cultural heritage. UNESCO, together with a team of international and national experts from the Department of Archaeology, Government of Nepal, and Durham University, UK, is undertaking excavations at the Jagannath and Gopinath Temples in Hanumandhoka Durbar Square, to provide a better understanding of their history and the condition of their foundations.

Christian Manhart, UNESCO Representative to Nepal stated that “the continued archaeological investigation of subsurface heritage and evaluation of the foundations of earthquake-damaged monuments are a key part of the process of the rehabilitation of the Kathmandu Valley’s World Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value in advance of its
reconstruction. U
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UNESCO ,   (2015 )
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Annual Report in English
Keywords:
CULTURAL PROPERTY, CULTURAL VALUES, CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS, CULTURE, RIGHT TO CULTURE, TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, DISASTER PREVENTION, EARTHQUAKES, EARTHQUAKE ZONE, CONSTRUCTION, HANUMAN DHOKA DURBARSQUARE, RECONSTRUCTION, CULTURE, CULTURAL POLICIES, DISATER RISK MANAGEMENT, REHABILITATION,CULTURAL DIVERSITY,WORLD HERITAGE
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 UNESCO : Educational, Scientific and Cultural
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15.00.00  -  Cultural Development
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