Lumbini Monastic Site, Lumbini

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See the birthplace of Buddha at Lumbini Monastic Site, where you can admire monasteries and temples featuring designs from all around the world. The site combines many temples to create a huge open-air museum, with its east monastic zone dedicated to Theravada monasteries, and the west zone featuring traditional Mahayana monasteries. Keep an eye out for the many birds that inhabit the site, as well as the plentiful fish in living in a series of ponds. You can walk or rent a bike to get around the expansive complex. Using our international travel planner, Lumbini attractions like Lumbini Monastic Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Along all the temples have been with taxi 4 hours 1000rupees. It was a huge experience what a splendor in so. N Poor land. There seemed to be no end to what a temples. But good to have seen them all...
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  • Lumbini is the sacred place for Budhists.. We four friends have travelled from Delhi in India and covered 930 KMs by road to cross India-Nepal border to reach Lumbini on the same day.. The road from t...  more »
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