Top things to do in Patan

Top Choice Historic Site in Patan


The only real sign of Patan’s former glory is this astoundingly beautiful step-well. Built in 1063 by Rani Udayamati to commemorate her husband, Bhimdev I, the step-well is the oldest and finest in Gujarat and is re…
Top Choice Workshop in Patan

Patan Patola Heritage Museum

Run by the award-winning Salvi family, this museum is an excellent place to see Patola silk weaving in action. The family has specialised in double-ikat weaving (a process that their ancestors brought from Southeast…
Jain Temple in Patan

Panchasara Parshvanath

Among more than 100 Jain temples around Patan, this is the largest, with all the domes and sacred carvings your eyes can absorb.
Gujarati in Patan

Hotel Navjivan

An unexpectedly smart restaurant right in the centre of town, the Navjivan serves a thali that tempts droves of locals at lunchtime. Various other North Indian dishes also emerge from the busy kitchen.
Indian in Patan

Food Zone

This place near the railway tracks has modern booth seating, great thalis and a mix of Gujarati and Indo-Chinese dishes.