• Photo taken on July 19, 2014 shows a valley view along with Swayambhu and Dharahara from the Ichangu Hill in Kathmandu, Nepal.IANS
  • Dharahara, also called as Bhimsen Tower, before the massive 2015 Earthquake in NepalWikimedia/russavia
  • The destruction caused by the massive earthquake that rocked Nepal, in Kathmandu on April 25, 2015.IANS
  • UNESCO World Heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square before 2015 Nepal EarthquakeWikimedia/Bernard Gagnon
  • UNESCO World Heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square after 2015 Nepal EarthquakeTwitter/AmitabhBachchan

The massive earthquake in Nepal shattered several temples and buildings, including world heritage sites.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Kathmandu Durbar Square, which is among the main tourists places in Nepal, collapsed after the powerful earthquake shook Nepal on 25 April.

Another iconic tower Dharahara, which is also called as Bhimsen Tower, collapsed after the quake. The nine storey tower was built by Prime Minister of Nepal Bhimsen Thapa in the year 1832.

A 7.2 magnitude massive quake rocked Nepal on Saturday morning killing more than 686 people in the country. Tremors were felt in some parts of India, especially Delhi and the entire North region bordering Nepal.

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