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Patan Tour | Best Popular City in Nepal

Historically, Patan is the third largest and most popular city in Nepal and it is located in the south-central part of the Kathmandu Valley, a new metropolitan city in Nepal, each of which will make you feel like a beauty parlor. This city is also known as Lalitpur Mangal. It has so much beauty in today’s world due to its rich cultural heritage, especially the tradition of art and crafts. There are some reasons why this city is so famous as it is famous for its festivals and banquets, exquisite ancient art, and metal and stone carved sculptures. Sadly, an earthquake on April 25, 2015, caused extensive damage to the city, but it is now a full-fledged city.
The climate of this city is characterized by relatively high temperatures and is evenly distributed throughout the year. The city was originally designed in the form of a Buddhist Dharma-Chakra. The city and its environs today hold world records for more than 1,200 Buddhist monuments of various shapes and sizes. The most important monument in the city is Patan Durbar Square, which is listed by UNESCO as one of the seven monument areas comprising the Kathmandu Valley World Heritage Site, which is why so many tourists visit the city today. The seven monument areas were added to the World History List in 1979 as an integrated site, which is one of the top attractions today. You can visit this city without a certificate. You can enjoy this city trip with your life partner or family or friends.

Why Go To Patan:

That is why Patan (Lalitpur) is famous as a very artistic city. Most of the Nepali art is dedicated to the gods and goddesses, and there are many temples and monasteries which make this city very famous. See a list of notable landmarks. Now you may wonder why you have never been to this city before.

  • Patan Durbar Square
  • Patan Dhoka
  • Bhaskerdev Samskarita Hiranyabarna Mahavihara
  • Mahabouddha Temple
  • Kumbheshwar Temple
  • Banglamukhi Temple
  • Ratnakar Mahavihar
  • Krishna Mandir
  • Central Zoo
  • Pim bahal Pokhari


Best Things To Do in Patan:

During the trip, you have every temple in the famous Durbar Square on the list of things to do in the city of Patna in Nepal. Yes, there are some great temples here but there are many more top attractions near the city of Patan.
Patan (Lalitpur), the third-largest and most popular city in the country, with a huge collection of ancient temples and palaces, has reached the root of Nepal’s development. A tour of Patan (Lalitpur) has revealed the structures covered in sculptures and reliefs, the temples and former royal residences deserve an in-depth visit separately which you can understand while traveling. Our Nepal Road Trip Planning app gives you a list of your corona to create your Patan (Lalitpur) travel schedule, learn about its attractions, and find out where else to go on your holiday.

  • Visit the Durbar Square
  • See the Patan Museum
  • Pray for you Golden Temple
  • Getting Lost
  • The Best Archery
  • Seeing Hands Clinic
  • House of Palettes
  • Henna
  • The Local Project Nepal
  • Pimbahal Pond
  • Jawalakhel Handicraft Center
  • Aerial Silks Class
  • Mangal Bazar
  • Yellow House Farmers Market
  • Labim Mall
  • Visit the Central Zoo

Best Place in Patan:

Patan is the third most popular city in Nepal after Kathmandu and Pokhara. This city is now better known as Lalitpur. Both the names are derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Lalitapattan’. From Kathmandu, the city is located just across the Bagmati River which always captivates the minds of tourists. The main attraction of all is that the city has a Durbar Square which is full of statues, temples, and palaces. Also, there is a ‘Patan Museum’ in Durbar Square which attracts a lot of tourists all the time and is very interesting. It has become a traditional center for handicrafts and a place to buy traditional ornaments, Buddha statues, and masks. One thing to know is that Patan was once an independent and powerful kingdom in the Kathmandu Valley. The city now has two major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism. A temple of the Hindu god Krishna is located right in the middle of the city, the architecture of which is dedicated to the philosophy of the Buddhist Dharma-chakra (Wheel of Righteousness). Here is a list of the best places in this city.

  • Bhimsen Temple
  • Jagan Narayan Temple
  • Hari Shanker Temple
  • Godavari Botanical Garden
  • Rudra Varna Mahavihar
  • Baha Bahi
  • Patan Gate
  • Patan Museum
  • Krisnhna Mandir Temple
  • Mahaboudha Temple
  • Bhinchhebahal tole
  • Mangal Bazaar
  • Khumbeshwar Temple
  • Golden Temple
  • The Ashokan Stupas
  • Patan Industrial Estate
  • Temples of Machchhendra Nath and Min Nath
  • The Central Zoo
  • Rani ki Vav
  • Uku Bahal
  • Royal Palace Patan
  • Sundari Chowk
  • Rato Machhendranath Temple
  • Krishna Mandir
  • Newari Kitchen

Best Parks in Patan City:

If you want to travel to Nepal then Patan would be the right city for you. In this city, you will find many things that will thrill your mind. The city has developed its beauty with a natural green land. The city of Patan has many natural parks or parks. We’ve put together a list of the best parks in town that will come in handy during your trip. Get to know our pages better to make your travels more enjoyable.

  • The Central Zoo
  • Chandragiri Hills‎
  • Garden of Dreams
  • The Central Zoo
  • Kala Pattar
  • Amideva Buddha Park
  • Taudaha Lake‎
  • Tribhuvan Park
  • Kathmandu Sport Climbing Center
  • Godavari Botanical Garden

Best Foods:

Ask any Nepali their favorite food when you visit the town of Pathan in Nepal and you will probably get a smile and a ‘dal bhat’! While it is important that you get used to eating pulses and rice a few times a week, there are plenty of other delicious traditional Nepali dishes that you should eat while traveling in Nepal. Patan is a very popular city. You can enjoy this city very well. Here you can learn about the society of Nepalis, what they eat, what they do, what their society is like. I gave you a list of the best foods in this city.

  • Sel roti
  • Gundruk
  • Bara
  • Chatamari
  • Yomari
  • Chiura
  • Sandheko
  • Momos
  • Juju dhau
  • Dal bhat

Best Restaurants:

Patan is a small popular town just half an hour’s drive outside of Kathmandu. The city is known for its beautiful architecture. This little winding road and colorful shops attract visitors from all over Nepal but what really surprises me, when I search online for restaurant recommendations, the lists seem quite repetitive and true, it’s not great but the atmosphere of the restaurants here is much more Standard, you can travel to this city without fear. At most several of the same restaurants have been offered that surround the popular Durbar Square. After eating less than the average meal in a few, I decided to search and find some more good options and put here a list of the best restaurants.

  • Coffee Tea & Me
  • The Village Cafe
  • Himalayan Java
  • Honacha
  • Dhokaima Cafe
  • Kotsy’z Doughnuts
  • Evoke Cafe & Bistro
  • Piano B
  • Café du Temple
  • Swotha Cafe
  • Higher Ground
  • Tasneem’s Kings Kitchen
  • Newari Kitchen
  • El Mediterraneo
  • Tasneem’s Kings Kitchen
  • chez caroline
  • Toran Restaurant
  • Yala Cafe
  • Kantipur Tandoori House
  • MarcoPolo Restaurant
  • French Creperie Kathmandu
  • Forest and Plate
  • Upstairs Café

Best Hotels in Patan:

Patan is a very popular city. This city has many top attractions. People from almost all countries of the world come to visit this city. This city is basically known as Lalitpur. The city of Patan has many luxury hotels ranging from five-star hotels. We have put here a list of the most expensive and good hotels in this city considering which hotel you will stay in or which hotel will be best for you while traveling.

  • Lalit Heritage Home
  • Heranya La:Ku
  • Temple House
  • Zyu by Casa Deyra
  • Traditional Homes – Swotha
  • Yala Heritage Home
  • Hotel Timila
  • Pahan Chhen – Boutique Hotel
  • Hira Guest House
  • NhuChhe Apartments
  • Traditional Stay
  • Newa Chen
  • Heritage homes
  • Boutique Heritage Home
  • Peace Gallery Inn

Best Time To Visit Patan:

The best time to Patan travel is divided into two seasons or seasons, spring (March to May) and autumn (October to November) are the best times to travel. Temperatures range from 7 to 23 degrees Celsius during these months and it only rains for a few days, which is why tourists come to travel more at this time. It is important to know that winter usually has a temperature of 2 to 18 degrees Celsius and it never rains in winter. Considering the humidity, the average temperature varies a lot. The windy months are April, then May and March, which is very suitable for travel.