and Greetings from Hotel Vishuwa!!
new Hotel Vishuwa is the first and the only three-star luxury
oasis in all of Birgunj, Nepal. This makes the hotel the only
one of its kind in all of Birgunj.
City of Birgunj
City of Birgunj has been a bustling and vibrant, industrial
and commercial city in south Nepal for already 100 years.
It is situated in the Terai plains of Nepal, near the Indian
border. This strategic location makes Birgunj a frequent destination
for business travelers, executives of foreign projects and
agencies, overland tourists, pilgrims and other visitors.
There is a vast dry port being constructed in Birgunj at present.
It signifies the importance of Birgunj as a strategic trade
and transit junction between Nepal and India, and the world
The ancient word vishuwa comes from vicchu-wa.
It means a resting place for vicchu(s) or Buddhist monk(s).
The ancient pilgrims broke their journey at this very place
in Birgunj between their long pilgrimage to Lumbini in Nepal
and Bodh Gaya in India. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord
Buddha and Bodh Gaya is the hallowed ground where Buddha achieved
his bodhi (enlightenment).
Vishuwa, therefore means a place of rest. The actual place
is a stupa-like hillock with many huge statues of Lord
Buddha facing the four cardinal directions of the Universe.
Befittingly, this is also a quiet and tranquil park-like enclave
for the city folks of Birgunj to get away from the hustle
and bustle of the busy city. People come here to enjoy a clear
view of the city from under the foliage of a sprawling evergreen