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Places near Thankot to visit

Tribuwan Park

There are many places near Thankot to visit. Thankot is the main entrance in the capital from the rest part of the country Nepal. Thankot is a large village that lies in the west of Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone in central Nepal. It is a part of the Chandragiri Municipality. It lies in the bed of ‘Chandragiri hill’.

The most famous places are:

1. Chandragiri Hills

Chandragiri Cable Car is a lift transportation system located in Kathmandu, Nepal. Opened in 2016, the Chandragiri Cable Car runs from Thankot to Chandragiri hills. The 2.4 km (9,095 ft) line has two stations. The cable car system consists of 38 gondolas. The Chandragiri hills have Bhaleshwor Mahadev, one of the ancient temples located in the hill above 2551 meters of sea level. Most of the tourists come to visit Thankot to visit the Chandragiri hills. The travelers are mostly from the Kathmandu valley and outside of the valley. It also promotes tourism and helps the local lively hood. It also attracts foreign tourists.

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Bhaleshwor Mahadev - Chandragiri Hills2.Tribhuwan Park

Tribhuwan Park is the iconic park inside Kathmandu. It is the most famous picnic destination inside Kathmandu Valley and on Saturday park is full of picnic enjoying people. The rate to visit the park is Rs. 40 for local people and rates for the picnic are different. his park has been created to remember the late King Tribhuwan Bir Bikram Shaha Dev. Plants of different species, gardens, and a beautiful view of the mountains and the valleys below are wonderful. This place is best suitable for picnic and Friends gathering in the greenery.

places near Thankot3.Matatirtha Temple

Matatirtha Temple is the iconic destination for religious tourism. It is located in Matatirtha, Chandragiri municipality. One can reach there from Gurjudhara and also from Thankot.   The word Matatirtha comes from two Sanskrit words, “Mata” meaning mother and “tirtha” meaning a sacred place. There is a sacred pond in the municipality dedicated to the mother. In Mother’s day, people from different places visit the temple because the temple is dedicated to mother and swim in the pond.
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