Patan Durbar Square; a prehistoric palace courtyard, now a UNESCO world heritage site, is situated at the heart of Patan. Patan is known for its rich cultural heritage of ethnic Newar community. This city as well is famed as the city of feast and festival, the city of antique pagoda style brick and wood houses, the city of art and craft, the city of craftsmanship where stone and metallic statues are carved. Visiting Patan Durbar square not only provides you an insight on the rich prehistoric architecture but also antique customs, cultural heritage and modern day primitive practices.
The city is believed to be designed in the shape of “Wheel of righteousness” also known as Buddhist Dharma Chakra. Historically, culturally, religiously Patan Durbar Square and its surroundings are unique even being at the center of the most happening city of Nepal.
Now UNESCO world heritage site, Patan Durbar Square meaning Patan Palace square is a courtyard of historical Royal palace and has plenty of temples. Furthermore, it also has an ancient palace and now a museum that holds the archaics one’s used by the royals or 14th and 15th century.
|Trip Code: BT 176||Total Duration: 1 days|
|Destination: Short Hiking||Best Time: All year round|
|Trip Grade: Easy||Group Size: min 2|
|Max Elevation: 1400 m|