Patan Durbar Square complex is a UNESCO world heritage site located in the center of Patan city, also known as Lalitpur. It is home to the residence of the former Patan royal family, as well as several temples and the Tusahity royal bath. It is also known for its unique architecture.

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Away Travel Expert: Robin McKelvie
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FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 3 - 5 , 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
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  • If you think all of these temples are overloading your children's senses, visit Nepal's only zoo, in Patan. Standards don't always match up to those of the West.
  • Patan is known for its skilled metal workers, making it a good place to buy the type of statues that you will have seen on sale in Kathmandu.
This ancient Buddhist city wows visitors with its mass of temples and monasteries, and the most striking example of Newari architecture (characterized by a network of courtyards, squares, intricate carvings, and majestic residences) found anywhere

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