Paljorling Tibetan Refugee Settlement


Almost indistinguishable among the hustle and bustle of Prithvi Chowk is this small Tibetan refugee settlement.

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1. Pokhara Regional Museum

0.66 MILES

North of the bus station on the road to Mahendra Pul, this little museum is devoted to the history and culture of the Pokhara Valley, including the…

2. International Mountain Museum

1.38 MILES

This expansive museum is devoted to the mountains of Nepal, the mountaineers who climbed them and the people who call them home. Inside, you can see…

3. Bhimsen Temple

1.46 MILES

This small, 200-year-old, two-tiered temple is dedicated to the Newari god of trade and commerce. It's decorated with erotic carvings, and the surrounding…

4. Old Pokhara

1.72 MILES

For a glimpse of what Pokhara was like before the traffic, chaos and tourist restaurants besieged the erstwhile village, head out to the old town, north…

5. Varahi Mandir

1.92 MILES

Pokhara’s most famous Hindu temple, the two-tiered pagoda-style Varahi Mandir stands on a small island in Phewa Tal, near the former Ratna Mandir (Royal…

6. Phewa Tal

1.96 MILES

Phewa Tal is the travellers’ focal point in Pokhara, and is the second largest lake in Nepal. In contrast to the gaudy tourist development of Lakeside,…

7. Bindhya Basini Temple

1.97 MILES

The ancient Bindhya Basini Temple sits atop a small hill in Old Pokhara. Founded in the 17th century, the temple is sacred to Durga, the warlike…

8. Devi’s Falls

2.07 MILES

Also known as Patale Chhango, this waterfall marks the point where the Pardi Khola stream vanishes underground. When the stream is at full bore after…