Located in the Kapilvastu District, Lumbini Zone of the Western Region of Nepal, the village of Tilaurakot is most likely best known for being the site of the Tilaurakot ruins. It is believed the ruins are the remains of a stronghold of the Kapilvastu/Shakya Kingdom, established by Siddhartha Guatama Buddha’s father, Suddhodana. Excavations carried out in the year 2000 revealed that the ...
With its headquarters in the city of Pokhara, the Western (Pashchimanchal) Region is one of Nepal's five development regions, and despite its name, it actually lies in the middle of the country with the Mid-Western and Far-Western Regions to the north-west and the Central and Eastern Regions to the south-east. The city of Pokhara lies in the picturesque Pokhara Valley, an extension of the ...