Ranipokhari pond#

Ranipokhari pond
Ranipokhari pond, March 2015, © Bernd Mader

Rani Pokhari (i.e. queen's pond) is an historic artificial pond located in the heart of Kathmandu.

The square-shaped pond is from the 17th century, and was built on the eastern side of the then city limits. T

he pond is one of Kathmandu's most famous landmarks. It is known for its religious and aesthetic significance. It is 180m by 140m wide.