Palpa is the main gate for the western part of the hilly reason in Nepal. As such, it has a hilly landscape. It is a district which is located in Lumbini zone. Tansen, being the headquater of Palpa, has many places to visit. World’s largest Karuwa, Trishul and Dhaka are very famous. Shree Nagar and Rani Mahal are another popular places to visit. The climate of Palpa is mild.
1. Tansen Durbar
At the southern end of Sitalpati is the striking red Tansen Durbar, which has been nicely restored after being razed during one of the Maoist insurgency most violent battles. The original building was built for the provincial governor in 1927. In the recent times the building served as district administration headquarters, which explains why the Maoists targeted it. It currently includes a museum of native culture and history they were simply commencing to populate the gathering at time of research.
Rani mahal is also known as the Taj Mahal of Nepal, Rani Mahal was built as the symbol of love for the beloved late wife of General Khadga Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. The palace was built in the nineteenth century at the banks of the Kali Gandaki, between Syangja and Palpa. Situated at the distance of 13 km from Tansen, the palace looks attractive sitting on a massive rock at a secluded and a quiet place.
3. White lake View
Palpa Madi is well known as the “White lake” of Nepal. During winter season the morning fog covers the entire Madi Valley thus giving it an illusion of the “White Lake”. To reach Madi we have to pass through “Banstari” which is the junction between Tansen and Butwal. From “Banstari” we can reach Madi which is 8 KM away from Siddhartha Highway.
4. Srinagar Danda
Tansen, the headquarters of Palpa district, is an ancient hill town that lies at an altitude of 1350 meters above sea level. It is a typical Nepali city with a large number of fairs, festivals, spiritual and cultural events. Tansen is well accessible through Siddhartha highway, and lies between Pokhara and Lumbini. Tansen. Most likely, it is one among the simplest hill stations of west Nepal in terms of its location and climate.
5. Nanglo Bakery
Nanglo Bakery is famous and well manage bakery established in 1981. From the humble beginning in Kathmandu, Nepal. The bakery was expanded to various places of Nepal. The bakery have one of its branch in Palpa, which is also well known among tourists and local people. This bakery has a wide range of products for customer like Bakery products, Newari set thali with veg, chicken or mutton, they serve local dishes like choela (dried buffalo or duck meat with chilli and ginger), served with chiura (flattened rice) and spiced potatoes in curd.
6. Bhairav Temple
Bhairav Temple is one of the biggest hindu temple of lord Kal Bhairav. It is located about 8km from Tansen, district headquarter in between Tansen Tamghas road on the hill of Bhairavsthan VDC. This temple was built by Pratam Samser Rana. This temple has the biggest trishul of asia. The main sculpture of Lord Bhairab is kept hidden as a result of its sight is unendurable and horrifying. There’s a copy of the most sculpture which individuals can see and worship. The myth says that, whosoever catch a glimpse of the main statue are in danger of losing their life. The priest additionally worship the sculpture from behind the curtain. These in additionally the Mai goddess temple within the same facility.
Bhoot Khola is a, blue pond surrounded by the trees located near Butwal (7km) on the way to Tansen Palpa from Butwal. It is a beautiful destination for tourist and can spend couple of hours. It is also believed that, during the ancient times of god, Lord Shiva with Satidevi, visited this place, thus, also called the place of Birakteshwor Mahadev.
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8. Amar Narayan Mandir
At the bottom of Asan Tole, the Amar Narayan Mandir is a classic three-tiered, pagoda-style wooden temple. The mandir was built in 1807 by Amar Singh Thapa, the first governor of Tansen, and its considered to be one of the most beautiful temples outside Kathmandu Valley. The carved wooden deities are exquisite.
9. Rishikesh Temple
Rishikesh Temple was built by the King Manimukunda Sen in the 12th century. According to Hindu mythology, this is the place where some part of the body of Satidevi was incremated. It is famous for the festival which is in 1st of Magh month when Hindus come here to take bath in Kali Gandaki River.
10. Mahamritunjaya Statue
Mahamritunjaya Statue is of Lord Shiva which is situated at Barangdi which is the biggest in asia among metal statue of Lord Shiva.