Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Pokhara is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Pokhara a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Pokhara.
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The world peace pagoda is a stupa atop a hill offering amazing views of Pokhara. Dedicated to peace and prosperity and the innocent lives lost during the world war, the Peace pagoda is made with the initiative of uniting the human race.
There are three paths up to the pagoda and several small cafes once you arrive. The panorama that you experience ...
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Pokhara 33700, Nepal
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
It’s only befitting that Nepal is home to one of the best mountain museums in the world. Dedicated to mountaineers and mountain-lovers, there’s nothing that is missed out in terms of information regarding the mighty mountains surrounding Nepal.
Inside, you can see original gear from many of the first Himalayan ascents, as well as displa...
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Chhorepatan, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
06:00 am - 07:00 pm
A sacred cave that houses a Shiva Temple, the Gupteshwar Gufa is an experience by itself. Although dark and dingy, the caves are beautiful from inside and offer amazing views of the nearby waterfall. The Shivalinga inside the cave is said to bein the same condition since it was explored. This shrine is said to have certain healing powers which attracts a number of visitors throughout the year.
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Tal Barahi Temple, Pokhara, Western Region, Nepal
Located on an island in Nepal's Phewa Lake, stands the Barahi Temple. A visit to the island near the center of Lake Phewa is often included on tour packages in the area, and is certainly a must for anyone touring Pokhara. Set in stunning surroundings, many find Barahi Temple a peaceful place to relax, especially after canoing across the glistening waters of Phewa Lake.
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Bindhyabasini Temple, Pokhara-Baglung Hwy, Pokhara, Western Region, Nepal
Dedicated to the Goddess Bhagwati, the Bindhyabasini temple is one of the most important temples in Pokhara. The goddess ‘makes an appearance’ every now and then in an unassuming local and even though this might creep you out a bit, it will definitely hold your attention for a long time.
Goddess Bhagwati is Pokhara's Guardian deity, als...
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Shiva Mandir Maarga-1, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
From cultural identities to familial traditions, this museum aims to protect, preserve and exhibit the vanishing ethnicities and cultures of Nepal. Visitors also get to learn about the mystical shamanic beliefs of the native inhabitants of the country. Dating back to 1985 and inaugurated by King Gyanendra, this museum is a treasure chest of rare hi...