Patan, with its many temples and impressive buildings, is a great place for sight-seeing. You definitely have to visit Durbar Square. From the front side, you have a great overview of all the temples, because they are lying in a row. If you walk you will pass the Octagonal stone as Krishna temple (1647), huge bell (1737), Shankar Narayan, two temples dedicated to Vishnu (1590, 1652), stone temple to Krisna, Vishwanath temple and the Bhimsen temple (1680). It will cost you 200 NRS to get entrance at the square. The Royal Palace can be found at the left hand on the Durbar Square. It is a great example of the Newari architecture. The palace has three courtyards. The middle courtyard, called the Sundari Chowk, is known for the masterpiece of stone which is the sunken Royal bath from 1670. In the North of Durbar Square lies the Golden Temple. This temple is decorated with lots of gold and silver. In combination with the bronze statues it makes is a beautiful temple to visit. It will cost 50 Rs.
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