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Patan is the second largest city in Nepal, after Kathmandu.
It is separated from Kathmandu by Bagmati river.
In ancient times, it was named Lalitpur, the city of the beauty.
Its map is a mandala: in the centre there is the Royal Palace, from which four road branch out in all the cardinal points.
Owing to the amounts of its big temples, Patan is undoubtedly the cradle of the arts and of the architecture of the Nepal.
A view over the square. On the foreground, the golden statue of king Yoganarendra Malla on his knees and protected from... more travel advice
Inside the Mul Chowk there the Taleju temple, beside which there is one the one hand the brass Ganga statue riding a... more travel advice
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