On a visit to Pokhara you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Pokhara. These places are what Pokhara is all about. These must see places in Pokhara will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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33700, Pokhara, Nepal
The second largest lake in Nepal is a thing of beauty indeed. The focal point for any dreamy traveller, the lake is hugged by lush forests from all around. On a clear day, the majestic Annapurna is clearly reflected on the lake’s mirror surface.
Many people walk or cycle around the lakeshore the trek up to the World Peace Pagoda affords breat...
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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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Sarankot, Pokhara district , Nepal
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
As if pretty Pokhara needed a more beautiful cousin! Sarangkot is the cherry on top of a delicious cake. Privy to some spectacular views of the mountains; from Dhaulagiri to Machhapuchhare, this place can pass off god’s own spot. At any given hour, Sarangkot is at least a couple of degrees cooler than Pokhara. A great place to witness jaw dro...
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Poon Hill, Dhaulagiri, Western Region, Nepal
Breathtaking views and spectacular scenery awaits you when you reach atop Poon Hill. In most countries, Poon Hill would be called a mountain, but here in the Himalayas it is certainly a hill. Poon Hill is one of the most famous viewpoints in the world and in Nepal, it is probably the second most famous viewpoints after Kala Pattar.
There are many o...
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Shital Path, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
Named after an overzealous Swiss couple who as legend has it, subsequently drowned in its waters, Patale Chhango as the locals call it is a gorgeous waterfall that finds its way through tunnels and crevices. It forms an underground tunnel after reaching the bottom from its height of 500 meters. It runs 100 feet below ground level. Specially thunder...
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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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Begnas Lake, Lekhnath, Western Region, Nepal
Situated at a distance of about an hour from Pokhara, Begnas lake is literally a breath of fresh air. Jaw-dropping serene and much less crowded than the Phewa lake, Begnas lake is a true gem. You can choose to boat, stroll or picnic along the banks of this enchanting lake.
Do bear in mind however that this area does not have a lot of tourist facilities.
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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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British Gurkhas,GPO 50, Pokhara, Nepal
08:00 am - 04:30 pm
The Gurkha regiment was known for its valour and unwavering steadfastness. This museum is dedicated to that spirit and showcases a number of objects and information relating to the regiment. One can also buy an original, military-issue Khukuri (special Gurkha combat knife) as a souvenir here.
Accompanied by sound effects of machine-gun fire, it cov...
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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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Playing hide and seek all along its course, the Seti River is a milky white river that has literally left a mark everywhere it went. It has cut a gorge in the mighty Mahabharat Range and runs in a narrow chasm in the middle of the town. The best place to catch a glimpse of the Seti River is the park just north of Old Pokhara near the Gurkha Museum.
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Ganeshman Sinha Maarga Pokhara 33700 Nepal
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Pokhara’s Old Town is a stark contrast against its lakeside demeanour. Be prepared to take a step back in time and be surprised at how much history is hidden in every corner. Renowned for its Newri architecture and the charming Old Bazaar, this area makes for a good walk and a great place to people watch. The Bindyabasini temple will be the h...
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Mahendra cave is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Pokhara. It is located in about 10 minutes drive from the heart of Pokhara city in the place named Batulechaur. The name Mahendra Cave is given after the name of Late King of Nepal Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. The cave is rich in variety of rocks especially limestone and the rocks spa...