A palatial residence of Malla Kings in the Durbar Square was converted into a museum, housing several artefacts, some of which belong to the 11th century period as well. The palace dates back to the 18th century, while its conversion into a museum happened in the recent past- in 1997. Patan Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a highlighted place on the map of this city.
HighlightsAs you move up to the first gallery, even the staircase leading to it would grab your attention, just as any other artefact in the... read more
Situated to the north of the Durbar Square is a Buddhist monastery, popularly known as the Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar). It got this name because of the beautiful golden facade and other golden edifices that adorn the monastery. This significant site is believed to have been built in the 12th century by King Bhaskar Verma; however, some say that it was created in its present form in 1409.
Inside the templeAt the entrance, you will be greeted by two large brass elephants and riders, standing as the gua... read more