South of the Patan Museum, a gateway opens onto the stately Mul Chowk, the largest and oldest of the palace’s three main chowks...
The ancient Royal Palace of Patan faces on to a magnificent Durbar Square . This concentrated mass of temples is perhaps the most...
South of Mul Chowk is the smaller Sundari Chowk, arranged around a superbly carved sunken water tank known as the Tusha Hiti ....
Si Taleju Restaurant & Bar
A narrow, towering place with four floors, each with a different feel. Best is the top-floor dining room with magical views north across...
Taleju Bell information
South of the Hari Shankar Temple is a huge, ancient bell, hanging between two stout pillars, erected by King Vishnu Malla in 1736. Petitioners could ring the bell to alert the king to their grievances. The huge brass chains attached to the bell look almost as solid as the stone columns that support them. Behind the bell pavilion is a fountain crossed by an ornamental bridge.