Khokana, the vernacular village and its mustard-oil seed industrial heritage

Date of Submission: 23/05/1996
Criteria: (i)(iii)(iv)(v)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
His Majesty's Government of Nepal - Min.of Youth, Sports and Culture. Department of Archaeology
Coordinates: Lalitpur District , Bagmati Zone
Ref.: 844
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Description

Khokana is a unique village which can be taken as a model of a medieval settlement pattern with a system of drainage and chowks. It houses chaityas and a Mother Godess temple. The mustard-oil seed industry has become the living heritage of the village.