Ward No. 23

Known as Dakshin Koligram during the Lichchhavi period (300-879 AD), this ward contains a rich cultural heritage exemplified by the temples of Atko Narayan and Jorganesh, the artistic shrine of Nasa-dya and various monastic courtyards. Kumari Chhen or the house of Kumari, which is listed as a World Heritage Site, is also situated in the ward - heightening its significance as a cultural center. Ward No. 23 is a treasure trove of cultural artifacts thanks to its ancient history. And this has made it a tourist hotspot in Kathmandu.

The ward is surrounded by Ward No. 22 in the east, Ward No. 20 in the west, Ward No. 25 in the north, and Ward No. 21 in the south. The ward contained 1,709 households and a population of 8,289 in 2001. Its area is 10.2 hectares.

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