Patan Durbar Square -A Jewel of Malla Kingdom in Nepal

Inside Patan Durbar Square -A former residence of the bygone Malla Kingdom of Nepal is located at the center of Lalitpur city in Kathmandu

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Lalitpur (Patan) is one of the oldest cities of Nepal. Believed to be founded on 2nd BC by King Veer Deva, Lalitpur is popular for its ancient architecture, Hindu temples and rich cultural heritage.

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Durbar square or Darbar square is considered a royal courtyard or premise located in and around royal palaces in Nepal. Mostly referred to the 3 historic palaces of Kathmandu valley; Basantapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, it may include pools, fountains, temples, theaters, garden etc. The Kings of the then period used to use the square to organize various festivities, theatrical performances and to meet for various societal causes.

The Newā people or Newārs are the indigenous people of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal and the creators of its historic civilization. Culturally and linguistically belonging to Indo-Aryan and Mongol tribes, Newars are considered the natives of Kathmandu valley.

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