Nepal is a beautiful country with the bordered by the China to the north and India to the south. It has highest 8 mountains out of 10 of the world. Every year, many people comes to visit Nepal and enjoy the geographical and religious diversities with the beautiful scenery. People of different religion lives in Nepal but the majority of the people are Hindu. Nepal is multi caste and multi cultural country. Here are such places where most of the people come to visit and enjoy. The top ten tourism places of Nepal with short introduction are given below.
Pashupathnath temple is located on the bank of Bagmati river. It is the religious place of Hindu people however people of other religion also visit the temple. The people worship god Pashupatinath. Mainly in Mahashivaratri, Balachaturdashi and Teej many pilgrims comes from different places of the world to worship god Shiva and Pashupatinath. The temple was made in Pagoda style.The temple has four entrances. the western entrance is the main entrance of the temple and remaining three entrances are opened only in the main festivals of Nepal.
Muktinath is a beautiful place located in Mustang district. Mostly Hindus and Buddists visit the temple however the people of different religion and caste visit the temple and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
The site MUKTI KSHETRA and Buddist call Muktinath CHUMMING GYASTSA. Visiting Mustang is sweetest and unforgettable
moments in your life. You can travel Muktinath by the following way.-By flight; Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and further go ahead. By Trek: You can go by trek rom Pokhara to Muktinath along with Kaligandaki trek route. By bus; You may go directly Jomsong from Pokhara or you can go to Beni by bus and you can take Jeep or any vehicle to go Jomsong via the road on the bank of kaligandaki river.
The first national park of Nepal is the Chitwan National Park. It was establish in 1973. It is listed in world heritage list in 1984. It covers Nawalparasi, Parsa, Chitwan and Makawanpur district. It is the most famous tourism destination of Nepal. Every years thousands of tourist from the different parts of the world come and enjoy with the different green scenery, vegetation, and animals. The park is covered by different types of vegetation and dense forest. There are different types of wild animals like deer, tiger, rhinoceros, elephant, birds, water animals,etc are found there. The main attraction for the tourist is Tharu museum and Tharu dance. Similarly elephant riding is unforgettable memory for the visitors.
It is the world’s most beautiful place. It lies in the western part of Nepal under Gandaki Pradesh. It is the capital of Gandaki Pradesh. It is also called the tourism capital of Nepal.
Pokhara is surrounded by the wide range of mountains Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhawalagiri. It has plan surrface with 7 lakes. The most famous lake for the tourist is Fewalake, Begnas lake and Rupa lake. Similarly there are some religious temples and monasteries. Bahari temple, Bindabasini Temple, Bhadrakali temple where as Tibetan Monastery for the Buddhisms. There mahendra cave, bat cave,Gupteshwor Cave, david falls gupteshor Gufa, Paraglidings, and boating are the main attraction spots for the visitors.
Lumbini is 4.8 km (3 mi) in length and 1.6 km (1.0 mi) in width. The holy site of Lumbini is bordered by a large monastic zone in which only monasteries can be built, no shops, hotels or restaurants. It is separated into an eastern and western monastic zone, the eastern having the Theravadin monasteries, the western having Mahayana and Vajrayana monasteries. There is a long water filled canal separating the western and eastern zones, with a series of brick arch bridges joining the two sides along the length. The canal is serviced by simple outboard motor boats at the north end which provides tours.
Lumbini (Nepali and Sanskrit: (लुम्बिनी “the lovely”) is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Province No. 5 in Nepal. It is the place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE. Gautama, who achieved Enlightenment some time around 528 BCE, became the Buddha and founded Buddhism. Lumbini is one of many magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha.
Lumbini has a number of older temples, including the Mayadevi Temple, and various new temples, funded by Buddhist organisations from various countries, have been completed or are still under construction. Many monuments, monasteries and a museum, and the Lumbini International Research Institute are also within the holy site. Also, there is the Puskarini, or Holy Pond, where the Buddha’s mother took the ritual dip prior to his birth and where he had his first bath. At other sites near Lumbini, earlier Buddhas were, according to tradition, born, then achieved ultimate Enlightenment and finally relinquished their earthly forms.