Dang Nepal | Tulsipur | Ghorahi
Dang district is located in the Mid-Western Region of Nepal in province number 5. Ghorahi is the headquarter of this district. It occupies the area of 2,955 km2 and has the population of 552,583 according to 2011 census. Ghorahi municipality and Tulsipur municipality are two municipality of Dang district. This district is known as inner terai, also the largest valley of Asia. Nepali and Tharu is the main language language spoken in it. Ancient places in this district are ambekaysori temple, Dharpani Temple and Chameri cave. There are many more beautiful places like Sitalpur, Ganespur park, Gumba etc to visit.
Places to visit in Dang
Ambikeshwori Temple is the highly relious center of the attraction of People in Ambapur-5 Ghorahi. It is accessible to many of the devotee. This temple is also called ‘Maiko Than’ which means Mother’s Place which is located from half and hour walk from the main Ghorahi market. According to Swasthani Brata-Katha, Saktipeethe is supposed to have emerged due to the falling of right ear of Satidevi. It is the most popular Shaktipeeth of Dang. Many visitor gather there during Dashain.
Pandeshwor Mahadev Temple
Pandeshwor Mahadev temple lies in the region of Mid Western in Nepal. This temple is constructed two years ago in Dharapani with the tallest Trisul (trident) in the world. This trisul has been made of metal, brass, copper, gold and silver. Around 2000 visitors come to visit this temple according to the Temple Development Committee. So, Pandeshwor Mahadev temple is a religious tourism destination of Dang.
Jakhera lake lies in Lamahi Municipality-5 of Dang. The breathtaking beauty of Jakhera Lake, which lies at the bottom of the Chure hills. This lake has attracted the attension of both domestic and foreign tourists. The word jakhera is derived for tharu language which means the place where rain water get collected. This is another one of the major tourism site of Dang. The lake is conserved by tharu (local) community group and is surrounded by green forest. Many people visit there for boating, fishing etc.
Ganeshpur park is lies in Tulsipur Dang. This park lies near the jungle so we can see many naural beauty. It is so peaceful that many people go to enjoy nature, to get some peace from there busy life. Many people go there for picnic, refreshment etc.
Baraha Chhetra is one of the four holy places in Nepal, which is located 20 km away from Dharan at the connection of Sapta koshi river and koka river. According to the hindu myth, Lord Vishnu came down to earth in form of a boar and destroyed Hiranyakashyapu, an evil demon. On the occasion of makar sankranti festival many visitor come to celebrate in this sacred place. In hindu perception those people who worship the god and take bath at the connection of Sapta koshi and koka river, they emancipate from their sins.
Charing Daha is located at the eastern part of Dang district. It is a natural lake which carries values and holy beliefs. According to hindu myth, Sita (the chief female character) had penanced here to get Shree Ram as her husband. When God Ram visited this place they finally met each other. Not olny lake there is a cave called Sita Gufa. It is one of the popular tourist area has the chance of rural village observation, trekking, sight seeing etc.
Purandhara water falls
The Purandhara waterfall is located in Purandhara Village-8. It takes an hour ride of 29 kms to the west from Tulsipur Buspark. This is the natural waterfall, falling from the height of 45 meters. Due to dense forest, the run off of Babai River, chirping sounds of the birds mixing up the sound of the fall make it more attractive and beautiful.
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