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Private Day Tour: Patan and Bhaktapur from Kathmandu
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Most towns and cities have a durbar, or central, square. Patan's is comparatively quiet, surrounded by peaceful palace courtyards, shops and pagoda temples.
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Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I loved to visit this place. It has so refined carpentry work. The details in the buildings are impressive and to visit the palaces was quite impressive. The square is beautifull and at the same time it was very sad to see the damages from...More

Thank Sergio B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit Patan is a special experience. The central square is interesting, full of magnificent buildings, temples, shops and always a lot of people. It is located 5 km south of central Kathmandu, across the Bagmati River. Like everything in Nepal and this city has a...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

the patan Durbar used to be one of the most beautiful location to visit inside Kathmandu Valley. the massive 2072 earthquake struck the monuments and the great Krishna temple . The Cafe and restaurant seem to be quiet good. The place doesnt have enough sightseeing...More

Thank Prashil B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Less busy and better preserved with full of life Durbar square than in Kathmandu. Also the museums and courtyards within the palace are really worth looking into - stunning!

Thank Dominik S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to know that the Patan durbar square was in relatively better condition than the one in Kathmandu post the earthquake. Though quite narrow and crowded at times, the alleys are full of sudden discoveries of temples, courtyards and other old buildings. The work...More

Thank nam_gypseagal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting to see the ongoing restoration work, not hurried but focused on getting it right. Still a lot to see and not many western tourists, we felt very safe walking around on our own and stayed at The Inn Patan in the area for a...More

Thank ChesterH1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Patan Durbar Square suffered enormous earthquake damage. However, it is quite interesting to see the reconstruction efforts and the resilience of the local people. It’s amazing to see some things which were not affected by the earthquake and marvel at how they survived it. Definitely...More

Thank wendyc2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was absolutely stunning. Much less damaged than Kathmandu Durbar Square. We visited this with a guide, so weren't hassled by other guides like we were in Kathmandu. The museum inside the old royal palace was well worth a look.

Thank meganandrichard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth seeing, but not the best preserved area or the cleanest. Be aware of pickpockets too. Haven't been to Bhaktapur Durbar Square yet, but many people have told us that is the best of the 3 Durbar Square's to visit!

Thank SquashAddict
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I visited Durbar Square in Patan, it was two days before the Diwali holiday in 2017 and preparations were well under way. As a result it was very busy as people were buying flowers, food and other goods that they would need during Diwali....More

Thank jonahNJ
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