Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Patan durbar square

Patan darbar Square, Nepal trek,Nepal Trekking

  Patan durbar square is situated in the heart of the city, constitutes the focus of visitors' attraction.Across the Bagmati River bridge is Patan, the city of artist and artisans. Dating back to 7th century, the Patan durbar square intricately hand carved wood and stone architecture with gilded metal rooftops. It offers to see ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The square houses temples, museums, common baths, restaurants and handicraft and souvenir shops. The Krishna mandir (temple of lord Krishna) holds special significance. Here, religion is intrinsic part of daily life.
The Patan Durbar Square consists of three main chowks or courtyards, the central Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk   and Kesar Narayan Chowk. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpieces of stone architecture, the Royal Bath called Tushahity. It was listed in the UNESCO World  Heritage Monument list in 1979 AD.

There are visitable places like Patan Durbar Square, Krishna Temple, Mahaboudha, Hiranya Verna Mahavihar, Kumbheshwor, Jagatnarayan Temple, Rudra Varna Mahavihar, The Ashokan Stupas, Acchheswor Mahavihar, Temple of Machhendranath and Minnath, The Zoo, Patan Industrial Estate, Bajra Barahi, Godavari, Phulchowki etc.

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