Places To Visit In Dharan

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1. Budha Subba Temple

Budha Subba Temple

3 km
from city center
1 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

The Budha Subba Temple is a famous religious shrine, mostly for the Eastern Nepalese. The establishment has many folk tales surrounding it, along with many superstitious beliefs. It is best known for being a peaceful location where people can wish for happiness and luck.

2. Namaste Falls

Namaste Falls

2 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

Namaste Falls is a popular attraction located in Bhedetar Village about 23 kilometres away from the city of Dharan in Nepal. The Waterfall is mainly known for the 'namaste' it forms as it cascades down the slopes of a rocky hill at the height of 80 metres. The area is quite remote and thus, uninhabited. While this may cause a slight delay in the procurement of things, it makes up for it by offerig jaw dropping views of the surroundings.

3. Pindeshwor Temple

Pindeshwor Temple

4 km
from city center
3 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

Pindeshwor Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in the central region of Dharan, at the base of the Vijayapur Hill. During the auspicious month of Shravan (the fifth month of the Hindu Calendar that begins by the end of July) and on the occasion of Maha Shivratri (14th day of the Phalgun month of the Hindu calendar), Pindeshwor temple particularly witnesses an increase in the number of devotees. The lamp at this temple is always kept burning. Here, tourists may choose to offer prayers and spend some time enjoying the divine vibe of the temple.

4. Namche Bazar

Namche Bazar

4 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

Namje Bazar or Namche Bazar is famous for its weekly market and lodging amidst scenic surroundings. The place is located at an altitude of over 3500 metres and, therefore, is also popular amongst serious trekking. Several major trekking trails pass through the Bazar.

5. Dantakali Temple

Dantakali Temple

3 km
from city center
5 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

Dantakali Temple was built in the honour of Goddess Parvati. It is located in Bijayapur Village located about 3 kilometres away from the centre of Dharan city in Nepal. The attraction is also considered to be a significant Shakti Peeth. This temple mainly attracts devotees on the occasion of Dashain, which is an auspicious Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil.

6. Dharan Clock Tower

Dharan Clock Tower

2 km
from city center
6 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

Dharan Clock Tower is a striking landmark in Dharan, Nepal. It is also a popular tourist attraction that was built in 1991. Its design closely resembles the Clock Tower of Hong Kong.

7. Bijayapur


3 km
from city center
7 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

Bijayapur is located in Dharan, Nepal and is famous for the Budha Subba Temple and the Dantakali Temple. The latter is dedicated to Sati Devi (Goddess Parvati) and is considered to be one of the Shakti Peeths. The former is visited mostly by those who want to make a wish.

8. Pathivara Temple

Pathivara Temple

85 km
from city center
8 out of 8
Places To Visit in Dharan

Pathivara temple, also known as Mukkumlung, is said to be one of the most significant Hindu temples in Nepal. Situated on the Taplejung hills, the Pathivara temple offers scenic views of the Mount Kanchenjunga. In fact, the road to the temple itself meanders through fog-filled landscapes and tall, shady trees. The members of the Nepal royal family are said to be ardent devotees of the Goddess and come here often to pay their respects.

FAQs on Dharan

How can I commute within Dharan?

The city centre in Dharan is called the Bhanu Chowk. Buses, minivans, cabs and taxis start from the main Bus Terminus. However, traffic congestion in Dharan is moderate. Hence, it may take time to reach places in this city even though it is not very huge.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Dharan?

The top sightseeing places in Dharan are Budha Subba Temple , Namaste Falls, Pindeshwor Temple, Namche Bazar, Dantakali Temple, Dharan Clock Tower.
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