World Peace Pagoda is also known ‘Shanti Stupa’ Nepali language name,a Pace Pagoda is a Buddhists stupa. Pokhara world peace pagoda is located on top of the Ananda hill at the height of 1100 meters. Shanti Stupa in Pokhara has also become a tourist attraction. It provides a panoramic view of the Annapurna range, Pokhara city and the Fewa lake.
The World Peace Pagoda of Pokhara is one of the many similar stupa scattered around Nepal and other places in the world where harmony, compassion and non-violence foundation of Buddhism is practice. The pagoda is 115 feet tall and 344 feet in diameter. The white pagoda has two tiers for tourist and religious people to circumambulate.
Shanti Stupa in Pokhara is the first World Peace Pagoda in Nepal and seventy-first pagoda built by Nipponzan-Myōhōji in the world. It is 7 kilometers far from Pokhara and there are several ways to reach the peace pagoda.Place is very calm and peaceful. It is strongly recommended that one should be quiet at the Stupa.
Finally, there truly is a panoramic view of the city, the lake, the mountains, the never-ending fields of green and brown that stretch across the earth in undisturbed patchwork.The stupa itself is unimpressive; modern and white-washed with the occasional golden relic presented upon a shelf that has been carved out of the building’s foundation.The hilltop provides a splendid view of sunrise and sunset.Many tourists are says Shanti Stupa as top second attraction in Pokhara.