Lalitpur, historically Patan, is the fourth most populous city of Nepal after Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Bharatpur, and it is located in the south-central part of Kathmandu Valley. Patan is especially famous for its Newari architecture.
Patan Durbar Square is one of the three Durbar Squares in Nepal. Patan is especially famous for its Newari architecture, wood carvings, and brickwork. The area features several important temples and residences one of which was home to a former king of Patan. A wide variety of temples and monasteries throughout the palace complex makes this site quite compelling. The Malla Kings constructed this entire region.