Buddhist places, Hill station, MINI SWITZERLAND, Pokhara

Best Places to vist in Pokhara

Nepal is known for its magnificent beauty and is considered to be a paradise for travelers as there are so many majestic places to visit in Pokhara and soak in the natural delight. Pokhara is one of these places and it possesses a great gift of extreme natural beauty. This beauty is nestled in the Annapurna range, which is the tenth highest mountain in the world. This Himalayan paradise is adorned with stunning views of mountains in the backdrop and the amazing nature of this city makes this a popular tourist destination.

 

Best Places to Visit in Pokhara

Pokhara is one of most amazing place with mesmerizing beauty of himalayas, we recommend you to visit these places while you are on the pokhara tour or if you are planning for a trip to Nepal than this post is highly recomended.

Barahi Temple:

Barahi temple

This temple is settled in the vicinity of Phewa Lake and preached by many people. This place is always filled with religious people that have faith in deities and they also sometimes sacrifice birds and animals as an offering to God. The scenic beauty around this place is marvellous and you can hire a boat to travel to this place and also explore the wilderness around this lake. Location: Phewa Lake

International Museum:

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It is one of the most popular and known places in Pokhara. The natural beauty that surrounds this place is aesthetic and if you want to know more about the mountains and the history related to it then you must visit this museum. There are some great documentaries that you can view to gain deeper knowledge about the mountains. Location: Pardi Bazaar, 33700

Sarangkot:

sarangkot nepal

This city is one of the popular cities in Nepal and is a great tourist spot. Away from the city noise, this city is on the outskirts of Pokhara tourists places. Sarangkot is known for its amazing paragliding experience. There are many other adventurous sports around this place and it will keep you busy every waking minute. Location: Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara Shanti stupa:

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This pagoda is situated on top of the Phewa Tal. It is also known as the world peace pagoda. This sparkling white dome was built as a symbol of peace by some monks. The stupa has two tiers which are for tourists and religious people. There are many ways to reach this stupa like hiking, boating and walking through a jungle. The second tier has four Buddha statues that represent some important parts of Buddha’s life. Location: Lumbini Sanskritik, 32914

Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave:

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This cave is near the Davis fall and has a spiral staircase that leads you to the entrance this cave. The naturally formed structure which resembles the Shiva Lingam is believed to be old houses of people. This magnificent cave was discovered by the locals in the 16th century and has great religious and tourist importance. Location: Tashi Ling settlement, Chorepattan

 Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling Monastery:

 

Another monastery is located in the Tashi Ling Tibetan Camp in Pokhara. This place has a strong spiritual vibe. Tourists and visitors are allowed to sit for the long prayer which is a phenomenal experience. Long prayers are chanted by monks and the whole vibe of this place will lift your spirits and give you inner peace. Location: Pokhara, Nepal

Jangchub Choeling Gompa:

Jangchub Choeling Gompa:

This monastery is situated in the Tibetan refugee settlement in Pokhara and was built as a centre of Buddhist services and ceremonies. Dalai Lama has named this place and this beautiful structure has its own history to tell. Built-in a Tibetan style, the hall of this monastery is spectacular and is used for prayer rituals. The main highlight of this place is the 7-foot-long copper and gold plated Buddha statue which is surrounded by 1000 miniatures of Buddha. Location: Baglung Rajmarg, Pokhara 33700

Old Bazaar:

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If you need a break shopping or just roaming around in Pokhara, then the old bazaar is the best place you can choose. This place is just 4km away from Phewa Lake and is like a traditional bazaar with a diverse range of traders. The Bindhyabasini Mandir, one of the most important shrines in Pokhara is located in this Bazaar. Location: Ganeshman Sinha Maarga, Pokhara 33700, Nepal

Davis Fall:

Davis Fall

This stunning waterfall is just about 2 km away from the Pokhara airport. The major source of water of this waterfall is Phewa Lake. The name of this fall is derived from a very unfortunate incident where a woman drowned and was perished in the falls and her name was ‘Davi’. The mystery of this fall is what attracts the visitors the most as the water does not flow to a river or lagoon but into a pitch dark hole that disappears in the caves. Location: Pokhara 33700, Nepal

Phewa Lake:

Phewa Lake

This lake is both a man-made and natural freshwater lake, it is also the most visited spot in Pokhara, Annapurna. This lake is the second largest lake in Nepal and many water activities like canoeing, boating, swimming, sailing, fishing, kayaking and bird watching are done here. There is a Barahi Temple which stands on an island in this lake is dedicated to the Varaha where devotees sacrifice birds and animals every Saturday. Location: Kaski, Pokhara

Where to Stay in Pokhara:

You can get many hotels and resorts also in Pokhara, but we would recommend you to stay near Phewa lake. there are a lot of hotels available whose range starts from 1000 rupee(Nepal). While taking a room in any hill station we would also advise you to get proper information and room types (with or without balcony) (AC Non AC). Usually, Ac blower is chargeable, it could charge you around 500 Nepali currency for one night.

You can also stay in any resort , you can get a list of many on the internet. you can also contact us for best hotel type and with best available discounts.

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2019, Buddhist places

Top 8 most visited Buddhist Place

Here are Top  Most visited Buddhist Places, we have come up with an important fact about these places also:

  • Gaya
  • Lumbini
  • Sarnath:
  • Kushinagar
  • Kapilvastu
  • Sankisa
  • Sravasti
  • Ladakh
  • Sikkim
  • Kathmandu

Gaya:

Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous as it is the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have attained Enlightenment (Pali: bodhi) under what became known as the Bodhi Tree.

Lumbini:

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Most Visited Buddhist Place

Lumbinī is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Province No. 5 in Nepal. It is the place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE. Gautama, who achieved Enlightenment some time around 528 BCE, became the Buddha and founded Buddhism.

Sarnath:

One of the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage destinations in India, Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh is the site where Lord Buddha – the great sage delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. … This marked the foundation of the first Buddhist Sangha or the community of monks.

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