Phewa Lake
Phewa Lake is the most famous lake of the Pokhara Valley. It covers an area of 4.4 sq. km. Its average depth is 8.6 meters and its maximum depth is 19 meters. A stream called Harpan Khola enters the Lake from the western end. There is a forested hill on the southern side of the Lake, which includes the recently constructed Peace Stupa. The temple of goddess Barahi is situated in the middle of the lake. Large number of hotels and restaurants are located along its northeastern shore. Boating and fishing are the major attractions of Phewa Lake. There are 22 native species of fish in the lake. One of the delicacies served in several restaurants in the town of Pokhara is the local fish from the lake.