Lalitpur, Sept 3. Construction of a view tower has begun in Devichaur, in ward no. 7 of Godavari municipality with the objective of attracting tourists to the area.
The municipality began allocating budget for the view tower since last fiscal year, with ten million rupees each allocated in the last and the current fiscal year. Last year we completed the foundation and it is expected to be completed by next year, mayor of the municipality Gajendra Maharjan said.
The view tower will have three floors, with the ground floor serving as a business centre including hotel and restaurants. From the top floor, visitors can get a panoramic view of entire Kathmandu valley.
The municipality has also been studying other possible touristic areas and has emphasized joint collaboration with the private sector to develop the tourism sector, mayor Maharjan said.