A World Peace Stupa

The World Peace Stupa, also known as Shanti Stupa, is a stunning landmark perched on Anadu Hill in Pokhara, Nepal. Here’s what you might find interesting:

Symbol of Peace: Built in 1973, the stupa serves as a monument to peace. Its brilliant white color reflects purity, and its location offers a sense of tranquility overlooking the Phewa Lake and the majestic Annapurna mountains.

Architectural Beauty: Inspired by Japanese Buddhist architecture, the stupa stands tall at 115 feet with a diameter of 344 feet. It features two tiers that visitors can walk around for a panoramic view.

Spiritual Significance: The second tier houses four Buddha statues, each a gift from a different country:

Japan: Dharmacakra Mudra statue representing the Buddha’s first sermon.
Sri Lanka: Bodh Gaya statue depicting the place of Buddha’s enlightenment.
Thailand: Kushinagar statue signifying the site of Buddha’s passing.
Nepal: Lumbini statue representing Buddha’s birthplace.
Reaching the Stupa: The journey to the stupa itself can be an enjoyable experience. You can choose to:

Hike up the scenic trails, taking in the natural beauty of the area. The hike typically takes 2-3 hours depending on your pace.
Cycle for a more adventurous approach.
Take a taxi or car for a convenient ride.
Popular Tourist Destination: The World Peace Stupa is a major tourist attraction in Pokhara. Visitors are drawn to its peaceful atmosphere, stunning views, and cultural significance.

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