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Best things to do in Pokhara

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“Enjoy the view of the valley from the top of a hill and pagoda. This trek allows you to have a full view of Phewa Lake and some of the most gigantic mountains too. You also hire a taxi to take you to the stupa.”
8 locals recommend
Café
3 locals recommend
Lake
“The second largest lake in the country, it is extremely famous for the natural beauty, the Barahi Temple which is based on an island in the lake, and the mirror-like reflections of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre in its waters. ”
7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
4 locals recommend
Museum
“You can check out the records of several mountaineers like Mr Herzog. It is however one of the must visit place when you are in Pokhara.”
3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Shopping mall with huge range of Western-style food, and upper floors for all department store items.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“As the name shows, it is about rafting, kayaking and everything related to water sports on rivers.”
2 locals recommend
Lodging
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Lake
“you can see lots of bars, live band , resturent, you can see different kind of shop,”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Establishment
“A spectacular fall which you might have never seen before, the peculiar thing about this fall is that the starting point of this fall where Pardi Khola stream which eventually vanishes in the underground. The most amazing thing about this fall is that you can clearly hear the sound of the water which eventually strikes the fall. The cascading waterfall secretly comes and meets the cave which makes this fall a must-watch in Nepal. ”
3 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“ Also known as the Temple Island as it's in the middle of the lake. Surrounding lake adds a lot of grace to this most famous Hindu temple in Pokhara. Built in the 18th century it is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his boar incarnation. The temple has been comprehensively renovated over the years and so the pigeons have decided to make it their permanent shelter. A must visit not only for the religious mind but also for a regular tourist.”
2 locals recommend