Phewa LakePhewa Tal or Fewa Lake is a freshwater lake in Nepal located in the south of the Pokhara Valley that includes pokhara city; parts of  Sarankot and Kaskikot. The lake is stream-fed but a dam regulates the water reserve, therefore, the lake is classified as semi-natural freshwater lake. It is the second largest lake in Nepal, the largest Gandaki Zone followed by Begnas Lake . Phewa lake is located at an altitude of 742 m (2,434 ft) and covers an area of about 5.23 km2 (2.0 sq mi).It has an average depth of about 8.6 m (28 ft) and a maximum depth of 24 m (79 ft).Maximum water capacity of the lake is approximately 43,000,000 cubic meters (35,000 acre·ft).The Annapurna   range on the north is only about 28 km (linear distance) away[ from the lake. The lake is also famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre  and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna  and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface. The Taal Barahi Temple is situated on an island in the lake