State of Conservation (SOC)

Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu Valley
Date of Inscription: 1979
Nomination records (Year): 1979, 2006
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (iii)(iv)(vi)
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  • Housing
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Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 2003 -2007
Threats to the Site:

The exceptional architectural design of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur is gradually disappearing due to uncontrolled urban development.

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.