Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur)

Take a walk through Kathmandu Durbar Square, a social and spiritual center of town. Badly damaged during the devastating earthquake in 2015--which completely destroyed five temples--the sites here have been sensitively restored and stand in testament to the Nepalese spirit and community. Stroll between the numerous landmarks, admiring the Buddhist and Hindu temples and their idiosyncratic, yet somehow charmingly united and complementary architecture and artworks. With our custom trip planner, Patan (Lalitpur) attractions like Kathmandu Durbar Square can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Foreigners enter for 1000rps. Small space to walk about but beautiful despite extensive damage and slow restoration process. Intricate old architecture. Some guides will come along and offer guided se...  more »
  • Despite the ongoing restoration work following the devastating earthquake, still a breathtaking historical and cultural area. Worth a day (or 2) on everyone's itinerary!  more »
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  • The architecture of old palace and temples are magnificent and heart touching. Since there are no tall buildings around the square, people can enjoy lots of sunshine and fresh air and it has become a lovers point for young generation.
  • Old town square. Have take a ticket at one entrance. So you have to kind of look for the place to buy a ticket as it is in one corner while the area is accessible from any side. Security might ask for the ticket to see when you are inside. You can spend some time there without any disturbance.
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