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Address: Patan (Lalitpur), Nepal
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Most towns and cities have a durbar, or central, square. Patan's is...

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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Durbar Square in Lalitpur is a concentrated set of half a dozen or more temples and a very beautiful palace and museum. It would be very easy to spend an entire afternoon n the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Vail, Colorado
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Vail, Colorado
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167 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Durbar Square in Lalitpur is a concentrated set of half a dozen or more temples and a very beautiful palace and museum. It would be very easy to spend an entire afternoon n the palace, the museum, and amongst the temples. This square was hit hard by the recent earthquakes, and so there is major repair and restoration underway with... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Durbar square proclaims the history of Kathmandu but the place is being rebuilt and so is dusty( like the rest of the town). Good place to walk around and observe the Nepali heritage and the damage the earthquake did.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a pity that there is so much damage due to the earthquake - I can only imagine how impressive the place much have been prior to it. Regardless, the temples are gorgeous and one has a great feel on being on the square - watching local and the life going by, There are a lot of restaurants and... More 

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Thank tatyanay1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

UNESCO world heritage site you know more about Nepal's history and culture. Old monuments, temples ,archaeological place of interest, though earthquake hit it hard but it's still standing and renovation going on. Have good cafeteria around 👌👌👍👍

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Thank Pramod B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an interesting area to walk around and watch people. After I visited here I found out you're supposed to pay to get in but I hadn't noticed the booths and no one had challenged me. I had to walk through here to get to my hotel anyway. Quite a bit of construction going on.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place although there was destroyed after the earthquake 2015. There are many things to see more than Bhaktapur. The museum is great. I think 1000 rps paid for the entrance fee is worth.

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Thank Nareenate
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a cost to tourist even to walk through of 500npr. Gets expensive if all you want is coffee or momo

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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the patan itself is also one of the important sites to visit. The structure is made with wood and bricks with lovely carved wood and stones.

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Naarden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Kathmandu valley where 3 kingdoms: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan and all 3 have a Durbar Square. Bhaktapur was most hit by the 2015 earthquakes and Patan least. And reconstruction is actually going on here, in contrast to DS in Kathmandu. Patan's DS is also the smallest and therefor the most intimite. I really love that intimite feeling while wondering... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a touristic place but still authentic. Very interesting to walk all around and take time to explore every single corner.

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