Patan Durbar Square UNESCO World Heritage Site - Nepal

Patan Durbar Square in Kathmandu Valley clearly illustrates this – this ancient city is a treasure trove of unusual architecture and exquisite art values.

…April 25, 2015, was a dark day in the history of Lalitpur – an earthquake damaged many beautiful buildings around Patan Durbar Square .

The ancient royal palace of Patan faces on to magnificent Durbar Sq. This concentrated mass of temples is perhaps the most visually stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. Temple construction in the square went into overdrive during the Malla period (14th to 18th centuries), particularly during the reign of King Siddhinarsingh Malla (1619–60). It's well worth at least a half-day trip from Kathmandu.

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