Khaplu Palace 2

Khaplu Palace in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) has received an Award of Distinction in the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards 2013 for cultural heritage conservation. The ceremony was held earlier this month in Bangkok to award initiatives which restored and conserved structures that are at least 50 years old. The palace, built in the 1840s by Yabgo Raja of Khaplu, is now known as Khaplu Palace and Residence and is managed by Serena Hotels.

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