The another eye-catching object of the Fort is “The Kalitop”, which is the largest cannon of our country, Nepal.
According to the legend the sound of the firing of this cannon used to effect the pregnant women living within the distance of 2 Kos (1 Kos= appro. 3 kilometers) of the Fort, as a result of which caused an abortion.
According to the history of Nepal, The Kalitop was brought to the Fort from Kathmandu three hundred years ago in the period of King Prithivi Narayan Sah, the leader of unification of Nepal. Consisting of two iron wheels, the cannon needs nine kilogram of gunpowder, cow dung and green leaves for one fire. To put those materials inside the barrel a long iron stick is also kept near it. In the year 2015 BS a troop of national army with 30 soldiers tried to take “The Kalitop” to Kathmandu but they couldn’t succeed.
मकवानपुरको डाँडाखर्कको विष्णुकुण्ड पोखरी ऐतिहासिक पोखरी हो जुन पोखरीको नामबाटै त्यो ठाउँको नाम बैकुण्ठ हुन गएकोछ । पोखरीको विषेशता वर्षात्को पानीको भरमा नै त्यो पोखरी कहिल्यै नसुक्ने मुहानरहित पोखरी हो ।
opened one museum at Chainpur, Raksirang with a purpose to preserve and
demonstrate the things of historical and cultural values of Chepang, one of the
minority ethnic communities of Nepal. This has become an appropriate place to research
on and study about the Chepangs.
Makwanpur district is also famous for diverse mela and
jatra. The jatra at Risheswar Mahadev Daman, Barahi jatra at Barahi, Syarse
Kalika jatra at Bhainsekhani, Indrayanimai jatra at Palung, Bhimsen jatra at
Bhimphedi, Krishna jatra at Hetauda and Trikhadi jatra at Bahinse are all worth
observing and fascinating.
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