This Is the Taj Mahal of Nepal

There’s a Taj Mahal in Nepal (which you can view here) according to my Nepali friend Min, who hails from those parts.

The legend – as legends go – is that the Ranighat palace (which is also known as the Taj Mahal of Nepal) was constructed in 1892 AD/1949 BS by the then commander in chief and governor of Palpa, Khadka Shamsher in memory of his beloved queen, Tej Kumari. It’s a breathtaking structure; at least, that’s what I learn from my friend Min. The complex includes a sprawling main building surrounded by layered gardens, stone walls and a small, rocky shrine.

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