Peace Stupa attracts tourists

Pokhara, April 25: The World Peace Stupa located atop the Anadu hill at western part of the scenic city of Pokhara is increasingly becoming an attraction for foreign and domestic tourists.

The Stupa offers breathtaking view of the panorama of the Pokhara city below along with the Fewa Lake. The skyline at the north offers the view of the majestic Annapurna and Machhapuchchhre mountain ranges.The Stupa – perched at a height of 2,100 feet above sea level – lies at a distance of two kilometres from Kalimati of Chorepatan area of Pokahara.

World Peace Stupa Town Development Association Chairman, Raju Chhetri, said one kilometre of road from Kalimati to Stupa has been blacktopped and agreement has been reached for blacktopping the remaining 350 meters of road.

Around 3,000 tourists on average visit the Stupa on a daily basis for observing the view and for religious purpose as well.