Stories Tagged 'Patan durbar square'
The city of Patan wants to transform its ancient and historic centre for pedestrians as part of the municipality’s transport master plan. At the heart of the project is an ambitious plan: building a network of cycling lanes.full story »
On Wednesday evening, a frenzied crowd had gathered at Patan Durbar Square to welcome Indian acting legend Gulshan Grover. The ‘Bad Man’ of Bollywood, who has appeared in more than 400 Bollywood and Hollywood films, climbed up on a stage and ordered, “Gaana band karo”—turn off the music.full story »
Born and raised around Patan Durbar Square, Pravin Chitrakar was always surrounded by centuries of culture and heritage. As he grew older, his sense of wonder at the intricacy and beauty of his architectural heritage never ceased. Upon completing his civil engineering degree from Nagpur in 1992, Chitrakar returned to Kathmandu and began helping out his family, who was involved with Patan Handicrafts. full story »
The Patan Durbar Square, that was closed following the April 25 Great Earthquake, has been opened to the public from Thursday.full story »
Patan Durbar Square area, also enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites, is trying to limp back to normalcy.full story »
The authorities have initiated the renovation of the collapsed structures at Patan Durbar Square from Tuesday. full story »