Government of Nepal

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation

Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum

Hanumandhoka, Kathmandu, Nepal

Sundari Chowk

The finest and finest courtyard of the Durbar Square having the masterpiece of stone wooden crafts in Nepal. An icon of Kaliyadaman (suppression of a demon Kaliya) by lord Krishna is skillfully carved out from a single piece of big boulder. This is an oldest icon in the palace complex dated to be of 7/8th century A.D. Another attraction is the courtyard itself embellished with the finest Hiti carved out in gilded metal. This is the main courtyards of the Malla Royal residence.

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