Religious in Patan

Rato Machhendranath Festival

Patan’s most dramatic festival takes place in April–May.
Religious in Patan

Janai Purnima Festival

Thousands of pilgrims visit the Kumbeshwar Temple in July–August, as members of the Brahmin and Chhetri castes replace the sacred thread they wear looped over their left shoulder. A silver-and-gold lingam is set up …