Pokhara, which is overlooked by the stunning Annapurna Range and gorgeous mountains, is one of the most loved tourist destinations in Nepal. You can go on a cultural trip in Pokhara which will take you to places such as Fewa Lake, Davis Fall, Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, and the gorge of the Seti River. You can also get a taste of Tibetan Culture at the guided Tibetan encounter tour and spend a day in the local Tibetan communities inside the Pokhara Valley. On this tour, you will get to know about their rich culture, medicine, arts and crafts, and food.
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Moreover, Pokhara is popular for its musical traditions and is a center for traditional folk music known as ‘lokgeet’ as well as western inspired music. The traditional styles of music in Pokhara are Khyalee Tune and Reshan Firiri and there are many concerts organized in the city. To further soak in the culture of Pokhara you can visit temples and gompas such as the Bindhyabasini Temple and Tal Barahi Temple.
Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling Monastery: At this small monastery in the Tibetan settlement of Pokhara, you will find calm and peaceful environment. It is located inside the Tashiling refugee camp which houses Tibetan refugees from as early as the 1950s. The monastery is away from the hustling bustling of city life and has its own slow and serene aura. Influenced by Buddhist teaching and Tibetan culture, the monastery welcomes visitors to participate in an hour-long prayer ceremony which is well-known among tourists to have a spine chilling and enchanting experience.
Pokhara Shanti Stupa: The first World Peace Pagoda of Nepal, Shanti Stupa in Pokhara was built by Nipponzan-Myōhōji monk Morioka Sonin with the help of local people. This mesmerizing monument is in Anadu Hill. Overlooking the picturesque Fewa Lake with the magnificent Annapurna Mountain range as a backdrop, this is a popular tourist attraction. It is surrounded by many trekking trails to explore the beautiful Himalayas.
Barahi Temple: This Hindu temple is a two-story pagoda style temple and is devoted to Tal Barahi (Goddess Durga). It is situated on a small island and you need to take a boat to reach the temple. Its dramatic location adds to the popularity of the temple and it is one of the most famous Hindu pilgrimage sites in Nepal.
Tibetan Encounter Cultural Day Tour: This is an 8-hour guided tour to get a glimpse of the beauty of Tibetan culture. You will get to know about Buddhism, history of the Tibetan communities, medicine, art and crafts. Also, you will get to know the struggles of living as a refugee in Nepal. There are professional guides available to walk you through the tour.