Government of Nepal

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation

Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum

Hanumandhoka, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lohan Chowk

Location :The courtyard is Known as Lohan Chowk meaning the courtyard of stone.It is fully paved with large stone slabs including the podium thus the name Lohan Chowk.

Perimeter : The courtyard measures 21 meters by 17 meters in area.

History : The four facades facing the courtyyard is full of wood carvings with maximum details at its best. The present structure is best example of the fastest workmanship that was erected by Prithvi Narayan Shah immediately after conquering Kathmandu valley with in a year.

Main Manifestation : Whole complex with four towers in four cardinal corners is the main attraction and is one of the master piece of massive wooden structures in Nepal.

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