Coordinate: 27° 40′ 23″ N, 85° 19′ 30″ E
Patan, officially Lalitpur, is one of the major cities of Nepal located in the south-central part of Kathmandu Valley. Patan is also known as Manigal. It is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its tradition of arts and crafts. It is called city of festival and feast, fine ancient art, making of metallic and stone carving statue.