Government of Nepal

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation

Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum

Hanumandhoka, Kathmandu, Nepal

Krishna Temple, popularly known as Bansgopal octagonal shaped temple was built in 1648 AD by Pratap Malla. He built this temple in the memory of two queens Rupmati, a princess of Bhihar, and Rajmati, a princess of Karnatak both of whome died very uoung. Along with these two icons there are six other icons of gopines (female deties) and main icon of Krishna, which had also been damaged in the Nepal-Bhiar earthquake of 2015. These all icons have also been restored and placed in its original form.This temple was completely collapsed in the earthquake of 2015 recently reconstructed in its original architecture and inaugurated by the minister of Cultural, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr Rabindra Adhikari.  



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