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Patan durbar

Patan durbar square day tour

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  • Kathmandu
  • Available in: English

About the guru Suresh

Hello! I am Suresh Bhandari born and grew up in Dhading district of Nepal. I have been working in Travel and Tourism since 2002 initially worked as a porter, guide later on working as Trekking & Tour Operator and did all major trekking in Nepal. I do tackle with if any obstacles in the mountains. After long years working with different guests from different countries, I ... More »

Hello! I am Suresh Bhandari born and grew up in Dhading district of Nepal. I have been working in Travel and Tourism since 2002 initially worked as a porter, guide later on working as Trekking & Tour Operator and did all major trekking in Nepal. I do tackle with if any obstacles in the mountains. After long years working with different guests from different countries, I cultivate good experiences about traveling. I completed a Master’s Degree in English literature. So I like literature, history and cultures. I speak English, Nepali, Hindi, and a few French and Chinese. I have boundless knowledge of the Himalayas, natural diversity, different flora and fauna cultural varieties of the Himalayas. I did all the major trekking routes in Himalayas Nepal like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Mustang, Dhaulagiri, Dolpo and many more. I have also visited a few countries like Thailand, Honking, Bhutan, Tibet India. I contribute to the protection and preservation of beautiful nature and culture for future generations. I do focus on Eco-tourism with Eco-friendly practices and a strong belief in improvement in the lives of local people by providing them maximum benefits of tourism. Now I am working tour operator in Sunrise Adventure Trek and I'm also trekking and tour leader of our company. You can meet me in Thamel, Kathmandu or just let me know I will come to meet your place and will enjoy tour. Everyone is welcome to join free walking tour see you in Kathmandu, thank you !

About the tour

Patan Durbar Square: Patan Durbar Square complex, situated in the center of Patan city, houses the residence of the ancient royal family of Patan. The Square and its surroundings provide very good example of ancient Newari architecture. The palace has three main courtyards the central and the oldest is Mul Chowk.

Krishna Temple, Bhimsen Temple, the Golden Temple of Hiranya Varna Mahavira and Sundari Chowk mark the architectural excellence of its era. The Sundari Chowk with the sunken bath of Tusha Hiti, contains exquisite woodcarvings, stone, and metal sculpture. Patan Durbar Square also houses a temple of Taleju Bhawani

Khumbeshwor Kumbeshwor temple in Patan and Nyatapole temple in Bhaktapur are the only temples in the Valley with five roofs, with the exception of the round five tiered Pancha Mukhi Hanuman of Kathmandu’s Hanuman Dhoka Palace. This temple of Lord Shiva was built during the reign of King Jayasiddhi Malla. Later a golden finial was added to it. A religious fair is held here on the janai Poornima day in August.

Three Main Chowks The main attraction of Patan Durbar square is the ancient Royal Palace indeed. It consists of three main chowk, Sundari Chowk and Mani Keshab Narayan Chowk. In the northeastern corner of the Mul chowk is the three storied octagonal temple of Taleju Bhawani .The Sundari Chowk holds in its centre a masterpiece of stone sculptures popularity known as Royal bath. Between the central Mul chowk and Mani Keshab Naryayan Chowk lies a temple of Degu Taleju looking out into the main square.

Rudra Barna Mahavihar Buddhist monastery complex contains an amazing collection of five images and statues in mental , stone and wood. Many Kings in ancient times were crowned in this monastery .

Accheshowor It was established towards the beginning of the 6th century to house an idol of Lord Buddha. The Mahavihar was reconstructed not too long ago.

Temples of Red Machhendranath and MinnathThe temple of Red Machhendra Nath , built in 1408 A.D is situated at Tabahal. Red Machhendra also known as Avolokiteshwor is housed here in for six months and another temple of Min Nath is situated at Tangal which is supposed to be older than the temple of Red Machhendra Nath.

Hiranya Varna Mahavihar ( Golden Temple) This three story golden pagoda of Shakyamuni (Lord Buddha) was built in the 21st century by King Bhaskar Verma , it is located in the courtyard of Kwabahal. There is a wealth of gems like beautiful carving on its walls and painting depicting a complete life history of Buddha.

Inside the upper stores of this pagoda, placed on the pedestal, are the white image of Amoshpash Lokeshwor and a large prayer wheel.

MahaBouddha About 10mins walk from Patan Dubar Square lies this Buddhist temple made of high quality bricks in which thousands of images of Lord Buddha are engraved. The Terracotta structure is one of the 14th century Nepalese architectural masterpieces.Thus, Patan Day Tour is best for exploring the previous cultures and monuments of the country.

Note: Itinerary are fully flexible and we can customize trip plans according to your need, budget and time.

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