South of the Hari Shankar Temple is a huge, ancient bell, hanging between two stout pillars, erected by King Vishnu Malla in 1736....
South of Mul Chowk is the smaller Sundari Chowk, arranged around a superbly carved sunken water tank known as the Tusha Hiti ....
South of the Patan Museum, a gateway opens onto the stately Mul Chowk, the largest and oldest of the palace’s three main chowks...
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...
Durbar Square information
The ancient Royal Palace of Patan faces on to a magnificent Durbar Square . 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).