Old king's palace (Shah dynasty, including Prithvinarayan Shah)on a hill in Gorkha
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Prithbhinarayan or Prithvinarayan is a municipality in central Nepal created in 1996 out of the former town of Gorkha (गोर्खा). It is named after King Prithvi Narayan Shah, who was born in Gorkha and united and founded modern Nepal.
The old royal palace (Gorkha Durbar), Gorakhnath and Kalika (temple of the goddess Kali) are the main attractions. The lower palace (Tallo Durbar) and a modern park are other major attractions.
It is also the starting point of the Manasalu Himal(Mount Manasalu)and Mount Ganesh trekking route. Gorkha Hospital and Amppipal Hospital are the two hospitals and Drabya Saha Multiple Campus and Gorkha Education Campus are the two campuses serving the population.
In 2009, the name "Prithibhinarayan municipality" was changed to Gorkha municipality.
To Promote local culture Prithbinarayan has three Community radio Station, they are Radio Manaslu - 103.9 MHz, Radio Gorkha - 92.8 MHz and Radio Deurali F.M - 106.4 MHz.