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Birendranagar has a very beautiful clock tower, which was made with help from Japan. Bulbul Tal, a park with a small lake and springs, is another major attraction. One can also go rafting in Bheri Babai, Karnali River. Recently Gothikada (a hill station) has developed itself as local tourist place. A lot of people go there in weekend. Other major towns and villages near Birendranagar are Chinchu and Babiyachour.

DEUTI BAJAI

Deauti Bajai (देउती वज्यै) is the most famous Hindu temple in Birendranagar, if not in the entire midwestern region of Nepal. This temple's history is closely associated with the people of Raji society; historically, only the people belonging to the Raji society used to pray in this temple. Nowadays, people from near and far come everyday to pray in this temple. It is a national heritage site, and the government and municipality are trying to develop and renovate this temple so as to attract more visitors. The shrine of Deuti Bajai was constructed by king Yash Malla

KAKRE BIHAR

Kakre Bihar is a small hillock in the middle of the Surkhet Valley. On top of this hillock is a ruin of a 12th-century stone temple, which shows that the people of the region practiced Hinduism along with Buddhism. The carved stones and bronze statues reflect the images of Buddha, and many Hindu gods and goddesses including Saraswati and Ganesh. This Hindu-Buddhist temple is protected by the government and there is a plan in place to re-erect the structure to its original shape. Architects are working hard to put all the pieces together so as to come up with a model of the temple. Boasting an amazing view of Birendranagar, this beautiful place continuously ranks as one of the most important tourist destinations. Thousands of people come to the area for religious purposes as well as to experience the rejuvenating atmosphere of nature. Important archaeological, cultural and religious exhibits can be found in the city museum, which preserves facts about the place.

BULBULE TAL

Bulbule is a pride of Surkhet as it carries the legendary identity of this place in the one of the most popular folk songs "Surkheta bulbul taal maya maisaano hunaale chhutyo mayajaal". Located in the south of Surkhet bazaar, this beautiful lake has a recreation park. Peoples of nearby cities and countries are greatly attracted by the beauty of the bulbule tal. Having natural and scenic peculiarity, the pond area covers the land with recreational picnic spot serving great water source to valley. Bubbles of water rise up to form big pond, that's what it name means—bulbule. Because this is one of the constant source of fresh water, a pipe system is installed to pump-supply drinking water to the village of Latikoili, that lies in the south of the lake. Park transforms the city into natural feel with various flower and plants. Boating, fishing, swimming to cultural rituals are organized inside the park area.

BHERI RAFTING

Bheri is one of the most famous rivers of Western Nepal. This river flows around Surkhet beginning from the east, south and then north before it reaches the confluence where it meets her big sister Karnali. Rafting in the Bheri river is becoming a popular pastime recently after the advent of a newly established company. Rafting City has the fast flowing river half an hour drive to the east to start adventurous rafting that leads to Ranight, the western river bank site to the south west of city. Accessible by bus services to the site adds touristic important to the city.

PARAGLIDING

Another recreational activity gaining popularity in Birendranagar is paragliding. Starting from the northern hilltop of Gothikanda, one can enjoy the majestic beauty of lush vegetation and mountainous terrain going down toward the city of Birendranagar. The hilltop viewpoint area offers a view of the city, and its scenery during summertime makes it an excellent tourist attraction.

CITY MESEUM

Regional museum named after the region situated at the heart of city has the cultural and religious facts of valley preserved. Ethnic group Raji has its own importance that is depicted from the collection of stuff from past inside the block. Different artistic sculptures from the Kankrevihar – the cucumber-shaped mountain part in the valley signifies the religious importance of the city. The museum is under construction.