Tansen is a Municipality and the workplace of Palpa District in the "hills" of western part of Nepal. It is placed at the highway among Butwal and Pokhara, on the crest of the Mahabharat Range or Lesser Himalaya overlooking the valley of the Kaligandaki River to the north. The highway bypasses the city middle at the west, protecting pedestrian services in the significant maze of steep, slim, winding alleys lined with Newari save-Houses and temples.
Tansen become the capital of the Magar kingdom Tanahun, one of the maximum effective nearby principalities before the upward push of the Shah dynasty. It even got here near conquering Kathmandu within the 16th century underneath the leadership of Mukunda Sen. Local Magar kings lost have an effect on inside the 18th century and Tansen have become a Newari bazaar at the critical trade route among India and Tibet through the Kaligandaki River and Mustang. Because it turned into a district place of job of the Kingdom of Nepal, Maoists targeted Tansen numerous times throughout the Nepalese Civil War, including a major attack on the historic Durbar compound in 2006.