Historical Sights, Middle Hills, Nepal: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Tansen Durbar

It is located at the center of the town. The palace has 64 rooms and it is a representation of arts and crafts of the ancient Palpa. The original building was built for the provincial governor in 1927. Later, it served as a district administration headquarters and it was targeted by Nepal’s Maoist Rebels. Many ancient buildings including the Palace were destroyed. Later, it has been restored.

Tansen Bazaar

In Tansen Bazaar, travellers can see Rana buildings, Newari houses, carved windows and pagoda style temples and also meet locals at shopping in one of the highest and busiest bazaars in Nepal.

Palpa Ranighat

It is an ancient building that is set on a massive rock bed at the bank of Kali Gandaki River for viewing palace garden, stone walls and a small shrine. It was built in 1892 by Governor Khadka Shamser in memory of his wife Tej Kumari and it often called the Taj Mahal of Nepal. It is located a 2.5 hour hike one way down from Srinagar Park.