Palpa’s Shreenagar attracting tourists


By Bindu Thapa, Tansen, Aug. 13:Shreenagar, located about half a kilometre from Tansen Bazaar in Palpa district, is being developed as a beautiful tourist destination.

With the beautification, the district is seeing a growing number of visitors from outside the district.  The green surroundings with a variety of tall trees including Chir pine, Needlewood Tree, honey tree, Castanopsis indica, and Dhupi Salla are sights to behold. 

According to Yadav Singh Karki, spokesperson for Tansen Municipality, there are waiting rooms, a well-equipped environment wherein children can play, among others, available inside Srinagar. The municipality has been constructing cottages, a mini zoo, and a children’s park and a garden in the area. Karki said that they are working hard to make Shreenagar look more attractive.

According to the statistics of the municipality, around 1,000 people visit Shreenagar every day. Sankar Bhandari, head of the sanitation department of the municipality, informed that people from Bhairahwa, Kapilvastu, Toulihwa, Syangja, Rupandehi, Kathmandu, and Pokhara come to visit Shreenagar.

The beautiful Machhapuchhre, Dhawalagiri and Annapurna mountains can be observed from the view tower, as well as views of Bhairahawa, Nautanhawa, Tansen and surrounding areas.  Spreading over 70 hectares of land, Shreenagar lies at a height of 1,372 meters above sea level.

According to Karki, the municipality is taking responsibility to organise and beautify Shreenagar.

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