World Peace Pagoda, also known as Pokhara Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist pagoda-style monument on Anadu Hill of the former Pumdi Bhumdi Village Development Committee, in the district of Kaski, Nepal. Shanti Stupa in Pokhara is the first World Peace Pagoda in Nepal and seventy-first pagoda worked by Nipponzan -Myōhōji on the planet. The pagoda is 115 feet tall and 344 feet in width.
Located in Anadu Hill, Peace Pagoda adds excellence to the Pokhara. It is an ideal occasion spot giving an unmistakable perspective on the Himalayan range, Phewa Lake and Pokhara city. The ridge gives an unbelievable perspective on dawn and nightfall. The pagoda is 7 kilometers from Mahendrapool, the significant business spot in Pokhara. There are climbing trails, cycling tracks and the blacked beat street to the Peace Pagoda.
One of the prime attractions of Pokhara valley is the Devil’s or David’s Fall. It is also called Patale Chhango. It is located 4 miles southwest of the Pokhara valley. Over the years, this place attracts a lot of travelers by its beauty. The water of this waterfall comes from the Seti river. There is a myth that so many people drowned into that fall. But, otherwise this a great place to celebrate a full day picnic.
This also a sacred place in Pokhara which attracts a enormous number of pilgrims every year. This is next to the devil’s fall. Its local name is Gupteshwor Mahadev Gupha and this name comes from the statue of Lord Shiv which you can see after going 40m down. Many years ago 2 people were passing by this cave and they found a statue of Lord Shiva inside the cave and from then it became famous. Inside this cave, the light is very dim and for that, the torches are very much recommended.