Visit Pokhara Nepal in the heart of of Himalaya. In recent decades, Pokhara has become a major tourist destination: it is considered the tourism capital of Nepal, mainly for adventure and nature hiking Annapurna region. Thus, a major contribution to the local economy comes from the tourism and hospitalities industry.
Barahi temple, Bindhyabasini, Bhadrakali, Talbarahi, Guheshwari, Sitaldevi, Gita mandir temple, Bhimsen temple are medieval era temples. The modern touristic city is lakeside, along the Phewa lake.
The city has two major hilltops as viewpoints to see the city, mountains and surrounding panorama: World Peace Pagoda, and Sarangkot, which is northwest of the city. International Mountain Museum (IMM) was opened for public in Ratopahiro to boost the city’s tourism attractions. Other museums are Pokhara Regional Museum; an ethnographic museum; Annapurna Natural History Museum which houses preserved specimens of flora and fauna.
In Pokhara can experience the excitement of adventure: boating, hiking, pony rides, paragliding, bungee, zipline or simply relaxing at one of the several lakes in the valley.