Lalitpur, The City of Beauty Patan is separated form Kathmandu by the Bagmati River and is the second largest town in the valley. It is also known as Lalitpur, which means city of beauty. Patan has a long Buddhist history and have stupas at four corners. Like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square is also packed with temples. Most of these temples are built during the Malla kings period.
The Central Zoo is a 6-hectare (15-acre) zoo in Jawalakhel, Nepal. It is home to some 870 animals in 109 species, and is operated by the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC). Although it was originally a private zoo, it was opened to the public in 1956.
Pharping Champadevi hiking is an easy and enjoyable day hike in the southern hill of Kathmandu valley. This hiking tour starts in the morning after an hour drive to Pharping village on the way to celebrated Dakshinkali Temple. Dakshinkali Temple is a symbol of goddess Kali and attracts thousands of devotees every day. There is special worship take place every Tuesday and Saturday where hundreds of animals scarified on the name of god to fulfill the human wish.
Inheadline Heritage Weekly: Patan Durbar Square By Shreyashka Vikram Raj Maharjan on Dec 27,2017 - 20:09 This week on heritage weekly its Patan, Yala, Lalitpatanna and Laltpur. All these names are used to describe a magnificent city which was founded on Buddhist Principles during the era of the Licchavi’s. Patan today is known for its ...
Patan Durbar Square is situated at the centre of the city of Lalitpur in Nepal. It is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One of its attraction is the ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided. The Durbar Square is a marvel of Newar architecture.
Hanuman Dhoka is a complex of structures with the Royal Palace of the Malla kings and also of the Shah dynasty in the Durbar Square of central Kathmandu, Nepal. It is spread over five acres. The Hanuman Dhoka Palace (Hanuman Dhoka Darbar in Nepali) gets its name from the stone image of Hanuman, the Hindu deity, that sits near the main entryway.
A combination of impressive architecture and intricate ornaments makes Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) Patan's favorite place of worship. A world in itself, this three-storey golden monastery provides a sanctuary of smells and colors with flowers, incense, and high-quality bronze and silver works.
Lalitpur Metropolitan City (Nepali: ललितपुर महानगरपालिका), historically Patan (Sanskrit: पाटन Pātan, Nepal Bhasa: यल Yala, Nepali: पाटन), is the third largest city of Nepal after Kathmandu and Pokhara and it is located in the south-central part of Kathmandu Valley which is a new metropolitan city of Nepal.
Kopan Monastery is a center for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat., and practice. It is nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the Kathmandu valley in Nepal. It was established in the late 1960's by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche as a home for monks and nuns from the Himalayan area and foreigners wishing to receive teachings.
Krishna Mandir in Lalitpur – Nepal was said to have been constructed in the year 1637. Story goes that King Siddhi Narasigh Malla, a devotee of the Lord Krishna, had a dream where Lord Krishna and Radha were in front of the palace; simply looking at and standing by the palace.
Kumbheshwar Temple (Nepali: कुम्भेश्वर मन्दिर) is one of the oldest temples, situated 200m from the northern part of Patan Durbar Square. It was built in the 14th century (around 1392) by King Jayasthiti Malla that makes it the oldest temple in Patan.
The temple itself is a magnificent example of courtyard temple architecture. Two elephant statues guard the doorway and the facade is covered by a host of gleaming Buddhist figures. Inside the main shrine is a beautiful statue of Sakyamuni (no photos allowed).
Water Movement in Patan with reference to traditional stone spouts Primarily, there were two water sources used by the Newars: hiti, the water spouts at manmade depressions and tun, the dug wells. The sources of both these water conduits were shallow ground water.
Manjushree Park is the result of a project to repair the damage created by a now-defunct cement factory, which scarred the landscape of Chobar Gorge, located 1km southeast of Chobar village. Note the boulder shaped like Ganesh on the roadside uphill from the park.
Mul Chowk, Patan, Nepal Image 5. Sundari Chowk. Tushahiti step-well in Sundari Chowk The centerpiece fascination is while not question the stunning Tushahiti step-well within the put attentiveness of the area. Worked in 1647 by King Siddhinarasimha Malla for custom ablutions.
Old Freak Street, or Freak Street (Nepali: Jhochhen Tole झोछेँ टोल) is a small street located at the south of Kathmandu Durbar Square. Presently known as Old Freak Street, this ancient street was named Freak Street referring to the hippie trail of the 1960s and 1970s.
Rudra Varna Mahavihar is located in Patan (Lalitpur). For travelers who use our international travel planner, Patan (Lalitpur) holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Rudra Varna Mahavihar and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
TAUDAHA Lake is a small lake in the edge of Kathmandu district, the capital city of Nepal. It is the oldest as well as one and only natural lake of Kathmandu. The name "Taudaha" is the combination of Newari words i.e. "Ta" which means snake and "Daha" which means lake. The lake is located at Kirtipur municipality of Kathmandu.
This full moon (May 29, Tuesday), Yala Mandala cordially invites you to put some moonshine on your plate, by the bonfire, with delectable cuisines and classical music strung in the background by Sarod Maestro Suresh Raj Bajracharya, Milan Tandukar (Violin), and Laxmi Dangol (Tabala).