National Geographic : 1935 Mar
SIN anonal jeograpnic society THE GOLDEN DOOR IS ONE OF THE WONDERS OF NEPAL This gem in gilded copper is set in a red-brick wall, not much larger than the doorway itself. The entrance to Bhatgaon Palace is surrounded on all sides by temples and palaces, and faces Durbar Square. Autocrromes Lumiere by Martin tLurlimann MASSIVE BUDDHIST TEMPLES HAVE NO INNER SANCTUARIES Pilgrims pray out of doors among smaller shrines housing sacred images or funerary urns. This stupa, inacourtyard ofKatmandu, capital ofNepal, has the usual narrow, brooding eyes and a13-stepped conical top.