Among the ruins of Hanuman Dhoka Palace, I learned a lot of knowledge. In addition to the not long history, there is also the weakness in front of natural disasters. The scenery is good, the price is super, and it is a good place for taking pictures.
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The building is well preserved in the earthquake, the palace is also the main building group of the ancient palace building here, the palace is very elegant, there are many places worth visiting, the building itself is also very special.
Hanumandoka Palace in Duba Square, Kathmandu, is the old palace of Nepal, also the Forbidden City. Hanumandoka means the Monkeys Palace, Hanumandoka in Nepal's classical legend, is a vast avatar of the Monkey, people worship it as the embodiment of justice. On the left side of the palace, on the stone bench, there are the Monkeys covered with red gauze, so here is called Monkey Gate Palace. Many pavilions in the palace, with a rich collection of crafts and historical souvenirs, the courtyard alone of many exquisite stone art, has let me see eye-catching, lingering.
Hanuman Dhoka Palace, commonly known as the Old Palace, is a museum of Nepalese art, religion and history. Hanuman Dhoka means "Monkey God Gate". It was built by King Pratap Malla in 1672. It was named after a statue of Hanuman (Monkey God Hanuman) at the door. This monkey god is wearing a red cloak and stands under a small umbrella. . There is a colored stone lion on each side of the palace gate. On one stone lion sits the god Shiva (Shiva), and on the other stone lion sits the goddess Parvati (Parvati), Shiva's wife. Since the division of the Mala Dynasty at the end of the 15th century, it has become the official residence of the Mala kings of Kathmandu. After the unification of Nepal in 1768, Hanuman Dhoka Palace became the royal palace of the Shah Dynasty until its relocation in the 1870s.
Hanuman-dhoka Durbar (Hanuman-dhoka Durbar) is the Forbidden City of Nepal. It has the largest scale and richest art collection among the existing historical sites in the country. The corridor on the side of the palace courtyard displays the portraits and life introductions of successive kings. The monkey god statue stands on a stone pier about 2 meters high on the left side of the palace gate, covered with a vermilion brocade canopy. Gun guards guard the door. There are many palaces inside the palace, such as sundari chowk, Mohan Chowk, and Nassau palace. Nassau Palace (NASAL CHOWK) is the place where the king's coronation ceremony was held. Looking up, you can see the Basantapur Tower on the ninth floor of the king.
Hanuman Daka means the monkey gate in Nepali. Hanuman is a magical monkey with immense power in ancient Indian mythology. Similar to our Monkey King, the gate of the palace is a beautifully cast golden gate.
Hanumandoka means "Monkey Gate" in Nepalese. Hanumandoka is a powerful and powerful Monkey in the ancient Indian mythology epic "Ramayana", able to rise and change the clouds, shape, is the Prince Rama's mount. It worships justice and hates evil, and helped the prince to save the prince's bride, Xi Ling, from the Ceylon demon. Its artistic image is similar to that of Sun Wukong in the classic novel "Journey to the West". The statue in Duba Square was painted in red paint, with a red umbrella over his head like a blazing fire, reflecting his fearless spirit, which many Nepalese people see as a hero. The complex, which is located next to the statue of Hanuman, consists of nearly ten buildings, is the old royal palace of Nepal, where members of the royal family, as old as the royal family of the Lichawei era, once lived.