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Chapagaun (Town)

Va, Wa (new.), Champapur, Capagau

Chapagaun is a Traditional Newar Settlement. One of the 29 Rural Preservation Districts acc. to C. Pruscha (1975).
Gaun as an ending of a name (also written as -gau or - gaon) means a Village (Settlement).
My idea is that each Place (Area) in the Town should be represented by at least one picture of a Temple, a Shrine, a Chaitya and Sculptures.

No. 3

 

  • Map from N. Gutschow, Newar Towns and Buildings, 1987

  • Cutting of Sheet No. 2785 06C (Tikabhairav)

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