Saturday’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed thousands and laid waste to World Heritage sites including the Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur.

Here’s a look at the squares before and after the devastating quake.

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Nepal earthquake reduces World Heritage sites to rubble

The picturesque village of Barpak was at the epicenter of Nepal’s earthquake. Now it’s flattened.

PHOTOS: A historic Nepal town, reduced to rubble