Tansen Palpa is one of the most famous towns in the western region of Nepal. Which is situated 4300 meters above sea level with its own ancient history. Tansen, Palpa is one of the important places. The major attractions that you can find here are the serene atmosphere, prehistoric culture, outstanding mountain views, and sociable people. The weather conditions here make it a lovely place to visit at any time of year. On clear days many mountains like Annapurna, Gauri Shankar Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and other peaks can be seen.
Dhaka – the most famous hand woven cloth of Nepal is originated from this region. The national cap of Nepal is made of Dhaka and you can see the people at work on their looms or see a bazaar of Dhaka’s in Tansen. It is supposed that the immigrant from Kathmandu valley; especially the Newars played a significant part in enriching the architecture and culture of Tansen; which can be seen today in Tansen.
Places to visit in Tansen Tansen Bazaar The heart of Palpa district is Tansen Bazaar. We can witness Newari houses, Rana buildings with carved windows and pagoda-style temples. Also, we can meet folks at shopping in one of the major and busiest towns in Nepal! Palpa Ranighat This palace was built in 1892 by Governor Khadka Shamser in remembrance of his companion Tej Kumari and is also called the Taj Mahal of Nepal. Here, we can visit the ancient palace set on a massive rock bed at the bank of the Kali Gandaki River for viewing palace garden, stone walls, and a small shrine.
Tansen Palace (Durbar) The center of the town locates a 64 room Palace, a depiction of arts and crafts of the ancient Palpa. Tansen Palace has a good status and recognition. In fact, its importance falls right behind the Singha Durbar of Kathmandu: the place where, Nepal’s most top ministers stay and work inside this safe and sound compound, and also where Nepal’s Parliament workplace is located. The Tansen Palace is the heart of Palpa, attracting foreigners as well as locals to this beautiful prominence. Many buildings which were destroyed during the 10-year long war by Maoists are in the process of reconstruction. If you are planning to discover Nepal, make sure you don’t miss the beauty & ancient culture of this place.