Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur)

Take a walk through Patan 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 Patan 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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  • Beautiful square ... seems to be in a movie and in spite of the earthquake did a lot of damage remained almost everything up! Price of admission 1000rupiae! Kinda expensive as all access in nepal with the hope that the money needed for reconstruction.
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  • After the earthquake, this place is not renovated yet. Everywhere you'll see construction works only. All the temples are covered with rods, bricks and cements. The only thing worth seeing is the muse...  more »
  • It is very interesting and beautiful place, wonderful for Europeans and Russians! Don't be fast and enjoy archetecture long time!  more »
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  • This place is great there are many beautiful temples made in the malls era in a pagoda style. The stone carvings have been carved with great detail and the wooden rafters have many exquisite forms of deities carved on to it to increase the appeal and charm of the buildings. The place was in a sorry state after the earthquake but saw a quick recovery in a matter of 3 years where two of the fallen structures are already up and others are near completion
  • This place is a must visit if you are coming to the valley. There are plenty of shops where you can buy many goodies and many cafes all around it for food and drinks. There is a repair going on at the moment so make sure you take a mask along with you. The place feels amazing no matter when you plan to visit. However, the evening has its own vibe which is beyond explanation.
  • Not just relaxing but, there is so much to explore here. The historical monuments, the stone taps, the windows with wonderful carvings and a lot more. You will get the medieval feel as you visit this place. Don't forget to know some historic stories of this place. :)
  • Fascinating and enjoyable experience. The culture is beautiful, warm and inviting. The sights, smells and sounds are wonderful and very unique. Taking a walk here is the best way to experience everything. Take your time, talk to the people, taste the different sweets and savoury things being made in the little alleyways.
  • Great history of Nepal right there at a small area. Good vibe comes to mind while pushing through the temples and sculpture . Good environment especially at evening times. I still cannot fathom the feeling I get when im here, but makes you wonder about your life ahead till death which is a good thing.
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