Gorkha is known as the place of Gorakhnath Baba and it is located in central Nepal Himalaya with 1210m/3970ft height above the sea level. It is 140km/87mile far from Kathmandu and 24km/15mile north of Abu Khaireni within Kathmandu and Pokhara Highway.
It is famous for Gorkha Durbar (palace), Kalika Temple, Tallo Durbar (palace museum), and Fort (kot) with superb view of valley and Himalayas including Dhaulagiri and Manaslu. Gorkha is district headquarter with village town known as Gorkha Bazaar. This place is famous because of modern Nepal founder also first Shah Dynasty King Prithvinarayan Shah’s reign was here in mid-18th century. This is old place according to history when King Ram Shah’s reign was in beginning of 17th century.
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