Kaiser Library: unique and oldest library in Kathmandu, Nepal

Kaiser Library
The Kaiser Library is situated in Kaiser Mahal in Kathmandu and right in front of the western gate of the Narayanhiti Royal Palace. Kaiser Library is one of the most unique and oldest libraries in Nepal.

Kaiser Library has a very rich history. Kaiser Mahal was the residence of Late Field Marshal Kaiser Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana, son of the late Prime Minister Chandra Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana. It was established in 2026 B.S. (1969 A.D.) with the donation of personal collection by Her Highness Krishna Chandra Devi Rana as per the will and in memory of her late husband Field Marshal Kaiser Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.

The library has a total of 50,000 books, documents and pictures having historical importance. The Kaiser Library is unique in terms of art, architecture, cultural heritage, photographs, and paintings all in one place.

For more information on the Kaiser Library, visit http://www.klib.gov.np/

Some text derived from the Kaiser Library website.