Nepal tourism is back after all heritage sites are re-opened, are they safe?

Nepal was devistated by a major earthquake recently. It destroyed a lot of the economic essential travel and tourism industry in this Himalayan locked country.

Nepal tourism is back  after all heritage sites are re-opened, are they safe?

Nepal was devistated by a major earthquake recently. It destroyed a lot of the economic essential travel and tourism industry in this Himalayan locked country.

One of the most effected region was Kathmandu valley. Now local authorities and tourism leaders want visitors to come back and is reopening all heritage sites in the valley to the public.

Among those sites set to open are the historic Durbar squares or “noble courts”, which were badly damaged.

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UNESCO raised some concerns over the safety of reopening the sites. But media reports cite officials as saying the necessary measures are in place.

On 11 June Unesco issued a statement asking the public to be extra cautious at the sites, adding that it hoped the decision to reopen them could be re-examined.

Security will be in place, tourists will be given guided tours and signboards will indicate specified routes to cause minimal disturbance to structures, officials are quoted as saying in local media.

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