The scene is one of devastation. But these monuments are now open again to the public.
According to the UN's heritage body, Unesco, their state is precarious.
But the cash-strapped Nepalese government feels the need to kick-start tourism.
At least 740 monuments were damaged by two earthquakes less than two months ago, including centuries-old temples, monasteries and palaces.
cash-strapped: kekurangan uang
kick-start: memulai, mengaktifkan