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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 3 days ago via mobile

Costs RS1000 (about usd10) to visit and worth paying as the buildings are excellent although still earthquake damaged. A must if you are in the area

Thank TimBLeeds
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really sad to see that even so long after the earthquake this lovely square is so decanted Really at the moment the only reason to visit is to see how bad the earthquake effected the city as pictures of Durban square before the earth quake...More

Thank Blub111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is important place to be seen. Several temples, most of them, unfortunately, destroyed by earthquake. Some markets, a lot of people around, some of them pretty pushing but if you have a local guide it is ok. The place in dirty (as all the...More

Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a guide and driver to get here. The guide knows so much more than your typical guidebook and will answer your questions. We used Pradip Lama (Pradiplama@hotmail.com) as our guide and he was terrific. While you visit this area, you’ll notice that on...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited many times, including just after the earthquake. Rebuilding is progressing well. Beautiful place full of history and atmosphere. Definitely a must visit if you go to Nepal, it is the cultural heart of the country and the iconic landmark of the people of Nepal.

Thank judysam2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Main durbar is damaged by earthquake and has been guarded with metal fence. Though the entire area looks great.

Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it is still very impressive, it really is a shame the effects from the 2015 earthquake are still visible. Definitely a must see when you visit Kathmandu

Thank boris1992
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, the earthquake damage is still visible, but you still get enough of the beautiful architecture and it's great for evening or early morning walks.

Thank 174dinad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful guide with me to visit Durbar Square. Still I found it a challenge to fully fall in love with this site. The temples are interesting, but after earth quake, the buildings are in rather poor condition and are crying for a...More

Thank Jia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful temple in reconstruction. Patan museum and Arquitectural museum are in this Square. A must see for all that visit.

Thank karen18169
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