South Asia’s biggest door lures visitors in Western Nepal


19th Nov, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


PALPA, Nov 19 : The Rana era main entrance in the Sheetalpati, Tansen the district headquarter of Palpa has gained momentum as a new tourist destination. The ancient arts and the sculpture have been luring the tourists visiting the place.

“The number of domestic and international tourists has increased drastically. They are fond of taking the photos of the entrance door as well as are much curious to know about the history that lies behind the door,” a local Tirtha Prasad Gautam said.

An estimated One Hundred to Five Hundred tourists arrives the place to see the esteemed artistic work on daily basis.

It is believed that the then Prime Minister Jung Bahadur Rana’s brother Badrinar Singh Kunwar while residing in the Palpa have ordered to make the door and is supposed to be dated back in between 1911 to 1930 B.S.

The door also was burnt when the Maoist attacked the Palpa Palace during the dusk of the insurgency and it was renovated.