Nepal | Patan

The City of Artisans

Patan-Durbar-Square
Patan or Lalitpur is another ancient city that lies on the south-central part of Kathmandu. Lalitpur or Patan is also known as the'City of Artisans’. It is best known for its rich cultura

Patan or Lalitpur is another ancient city that lies on the south-central part of Kathmandu. Lalitpur or Patan is also known as the'City of Artisans’. It is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its traditional arts and crafts. The pride of Patan is the  Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is filled with ancient Buddhist stupas, chaityas and viharas (Buddhist centres of learning).   


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