39 Timeless Photographs Of Historic Nepal You Must See 25 comments


We present some of the most classic pictures of old Nepal collected from different sources.

Let’s walk back to the memorylane and see these rare and timeless photographs.

 

 1 GODAFAT- SATARK, ITS PT TIME IN PRIMARY SCHOOL, 1974, MAUJA KASKI

Image: Tod Ragsdale, Fickr

Image: Tod Ragsdale, Fickr

 

2 WHAT A CHARISMATIC MAN HE WAS, KING BIRENDRA WITH INDIAN PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI IN NEW DELHI, 1975

Pic: The Hindu

Image: The Hindu

 

3 RANAS BUILT THE PALACE IN STYLE, SINGHA DARBAR BEFORE EARTHQUAKE IN 1915

Image wikipedia

Image wikipedia

 

4 THIS IS HOW POSTCARD USED TO BE SENT TO USA FROM NEPAL IN 1961

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5 PEOPLE HAVING GOOD TIME, LINGE-PING, SOME FRUIT SELLERS AND COWS AT GAUCHARAN AIRPORT (TIA KATHMANDU). ALWAYS A MELA WHEN PLANE USED TO TAKE OFF AND LAND

Image: NepalNepal.com

Image: NepalNepal.com

 

6 AND THIS IS HOW CAR USED TO CROSS THE RIVER IN NEPAL 1950

Image vintage.es

Image vintage.es

 

 

7 KANCHHI, SHARMILA MALLA ON COVER OF ‘KAMANA’ IN 1985. IT STILL IS A LEADING CINE MAGAZINE OF NEPAL

Image: FB Page:  Vintage Nepal ~ Rare Old Pictures, Videos and Arts of Nepal

Image: FB Page: Vintage Nepal ~ Rare Old Pictures, Videos and Arts of Nepal

 

8 BHUWAN KC WHO RULED NEPALESE FILM INDUSTRY FOR MANY YEARS IN HIS FIRST MOVIE ‘JUNI’ 1983

Image reelenpal.com

Image reelenpal.com

 

9 DURBAR HIGH SCHOOL AFTER NABBE SALKO BHUKAMPA, EARTHQUAKE IN 1934 WHICH KILLED 8,000 PEOPLE IN NEPAL & INDIA (Bihar)

Durbar High School

Durbar High School

 

10 RENOVATION OF DHARAHARA/BHIMSEN STAMBHA AFTER 1934 EARTHQUAKE

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11 KATHMANDU ONCE UPON A TIME. KYA SE KYA HO GAYA…….

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12 INDRACHOWK KO CHAHAL PAHAL, KATHMANDU DOWNTOW AROUND 1960S

Image

Image Vintage Nepal – Rare Old Pictures, Videos and Arts of Nepal

 

13 POKHARA BAZAR IN 1972

Image Tod Ragsdale

Image Tod Ragsdale

 

14 BABY RAJESH HAMAL WITH FAMILY IN 1969

Image kathmanduraze.com

Image kathmanduraze.com

 

15 BOY WHO LATER DOMINATED NEPALI FILM INDUSTRY FOR 2 DECADES. IN 1972

11.Rajesh.Hamal.Childhood.Pic.GundrukPost

 

16 REASON WHY KATHMANDU WAS HIPPIES’ HEAVEN IN 1970

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17 KATHMANDU USED TO OFFER WHAT AMSTERDAM CANNOT TODAY, 1970

Image Degli Anni

Image Degli Anni

 

18 BUDHANILAKANTHA SCHOOL, KING BIRENDRA’S RECEPTION IN FRONT OF KANCHENJUNGHA HOUSE 1979

Image madeinnepal.com

Image madeinnepal.com

 

 

19 GIRIJA PRASAD KOIRALA IN HIS 20S

Young Girija Prasad Koirala

Image: Nepali Times

 

 

20 NEW ROAD KATHMANDU MANY DECADES AGO

120.NewRoad.Kathmandu.1930.GundrukPost

 

21 PRIME MINISTER OF NEPAL BP KOIRALA AND INDIAN COUNTERPART NEHRU

118.BP.Koirala.JawaharlalNehru.GUndrukPost

 

22 TODAY’S POLICY MAKERS IN ‘LOK SEWA AYOG’ EXAM. 1975 LAMJUNG

Lok sewa ayog nepal old

Image: Sumitra Manandhar Gurung Collection/Nepal Picture Library

 

 

23 MAHAKAVI LAXMI PRASAD DEVKOTA IN NATAK GHAR DILLIBAZAR, 1940S

Laxmi Prasad Devkota

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24 GORAKHAPATRA IS MORE THAN 110 YEARS OLD, THE OLDEST NEWSPAPER IN NEPAL WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1901. THIS EDITION DATED 9 JAN 1933

Gorkhapatra, dated January 9, 1933, Image wikipedia

Gorkhapatra, dated January 9, 1933, Image wikipedia

 

25 GOOD TIMES IN GOOD OLD DAYS, KATHMANDU

Kathmandu elites having good time in 1969

Image; Karuna Sthapit Collection/Nepal Picture Library

 

26 POSTAL STAMP 1974, PRICE 2 PAISA

124.PostalStamp.Nepal.1973.GundrukPost

27 SOUTH ASIA MARATHON RECORD HOLDER AND 3-TIME GOLD MEDALIST BAIKUNTHA MANANDHAR. ALSO ONLY NEPALI ATHLETE TO COMPETE IN FOUR CONSECUTIVE OLYMPICS FROM 1976 MONTREAL TO 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS

only Nepali athlete to compete in four consecutive Olympics — from the 1976 Montreal Olympics to the 1988 Seoul Olympics. – See more at: http://www.myrepublica.com/portal/index.php?action=news_details&news_id=76212#sthash.gwp1n8uW.dpuf
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Image Shyam Chitrakar

 

 

28 THOUSANDS OF FANS PAID TRIBUTE TO NARAYAN GOPAL, THE LEGENDARY SINGER DIED IN 1990

132.Narayan_gopal_death_1990.nGopalDotCom

Image ngopal.com

 

29 WHEN KING MAHENDRA OF NEPAL MET ROCK & ROLL KING ELVIS PRESLEY IN LOS ANGELES, 1960, WITH QUEEN RATNA

Elivs Presley, King Mahendra, Ratna Queen, Nepal

 

 

30 SOMEONE IS SURELY HIDING BEHIND THIS TINY MAGIC MACHINE. VILLAGERS GATHERED TO LISTEN RADIO IN KASKI, 1972

126.Kaski.Tod.Ragsdale.Flickr1972

 

31 KING IS COMING, DOES HE LOOK LIKE GOD? LOCALS ANXIOUSLY WAITING TO WELCOME HIM IN KARNALI, 1975

Image Kevni Bubriski

Image Kevni Bubriski

 

32 YETI CHOKHO YETI MITHO, PROBABLY GOPAL YONJAN WROTE THIS SONG FOR RINCHEN, BEAUTIFUL COUPLE IN YOUNG AGE

Image artistnepal.com

Image artistnepal.com

 

 

33 DURING CIVIL WAR, PRACHANDA -BABURAM-SITA & HISILA. NOT SURE IF THEY BROUGHT THE CHANGE THEY WANTED BUT IT SURELY BROUGHT CHANGE ON THEM

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34 THE EXCITEMENT IS TOO HIGH AFTER GETTING TV, 1980s KATHMANDU

Image Kevin Bubriski

Image Kevin Bubriski

 

 

35 NEPAL BANDA, NOT A NEW STORY 1980s

 

Nepal Bandha

Image: Pashupati Rauniyar Collection/Nepal Picture Library

 

 

36 FORD SHOWROOM, LAZIMPAT KATHMANDU 1930

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37 TRANSPORTATION FOR ST. XAVIERS SCHOOL GODAVARI/JAWALAKHEL IN 1960

Image: Vintage Nepal Facebook Page

Image: Vintage Nepal Facebook Page

 

38 WORK IN PROGRESS TO LAY TELEPHONE LINE IN KATHMANDU 1950/60s (?)

Image USAid

Image USAid

 

39 NEPAL NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM CELEBRATE AFTER BEATING INDIA IN PENALTY SHOOTOUT, 1993 DHAKA SOUTH ASIAN GAMES BANGLADESH. NEPAL WAS CROWNED CHAMPION

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NOTE: All the pictures are collected from different sources and given due credit. Non of the pictures are our property. If you think there is any correction needed please do contact us. Thank you

 

 

 

 


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