Example sentences for: patan

How can you use “patan” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Prithvi Narayan Shah captured Kathmandu and Patan in 1768 and Bhaktapur a year later.

  • At the nearby Patan Industrial Estate, Newari craftsmen can be watched carving windows and door frames for reconstruction projects or boxes for the tourist trade.

  • For the next three centuries Nepal had three city-states side by side in the valley — Kantipur (now known as Kathmandu), Lalitpur (now known as Patan), and Bhaktapur (also sometimes called Bhadgaon), along with their hinterlands.

  • Bhaktapur means “City of Devotees,” and this could today be taken to mean devotion to the old ways, for Bhaktapur is even more medieval than Old Kathmandu or Patan.

  • The road from Kathmandu to Patan passes an Ashoka stupa (one of four in Patan) and brings you to Jawalakhel and the Tibetan Cooperative.

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