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.


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