Traditional Stay –  A Boutique Hotel


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Crafted locally, created contemporarily

Patan Durbar Square and its neighboring areas are filled with souvenirs shop selling handicrafts in metal, wood, and fabrics. There are pashmina shops and thangka/paubha shops all over Patan while along the stretch of Kupondole, you will find numerous craft shops selling toys, clothes, accessories, and stationery made by artisans from all over the country. But if you are looking for some contemporary gifts to take back home, here are few local #MadeinNepal stores based in Patan:

  • Little Things

Opened in September of 2017, Little Things started as a cute card-making company but now is not just a design house but also a complete art store of its own. If you are looking for cards, posters, postcards and other merches that the young locals of Kathmandu relate with, then this is the place for you. Little things also features local artists’ work for you to take back home. Currently there are 35+ artists & brands featured in the store. Check out their facebook page

  • The Local Project Nepal

The Local Project Nepal has been home to many Nepali brands since its beginning. From bags to jewelry to t-shirts and shoes, The Local Project has anything you require. 30_contemporary Nepali brands like Mheecha, Dochaa, White Yak and Yatri Supply have been featured regularly in the store. Check out their facebook page

  • Alchi

Alchi is another art store that not only sells its merches but also books translated from Nepali folk tales, games inspired by Nepali festivals and jewelry inspired by Nepali iconographies. From clothes to bags to shoes to accessories, Alchiko is where you get all the apparels with the Nepali touch. There are 27 brands that are featured in this store. Check out their facebook page

  • Maya ko Chino

From homemade pickles to cushion covers and plants, Maya ko Chino is a perfect souvenir shop for those who are more into traditional gifts. But that doesn’t mean you will only get these. Made in Nepal Hammocks and furniture from upcycled tyres are also hit in this craft collective. Check out their facebook page