Bhaktapur, June 13: The heritage sites are to be opened from Monday onward which was closed since the April 25 earthquake.
Executive officer of Bhaktapur municipality Uddav Rijal said that the sites are being opened for observation along with the slogan that ‘heritage sites in Bhaktapur are safe’ in an appeal to the tourists. He added that the tourist fee not applied due to the quake will however be applicable from Monday.
The reconstruction of the damage heritage sites in Bhaktapur will cost Rs. 293.2 million, preliminary estimates by the Municipality said. April quake had destroyed total of 67 heritage sites including temples, sattal, matha, old palaces while 49 suffered partial damage in the quake.