Patan, Kathmandu. Nepal. Also known as Lalitpur, the City of Beauty, is the oldest of all the three cities of Kathmandu valley, built in the third century B.C. by the Kirat dynasty (+ or -) full of religious art from their Buddhist and Hindu culture. Patan Durbar Square is situated at the centre of the city. Those picture where taken before the recent 7.9 devastating earthquake occuring there on April 25th, 2015.