Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu

4.4
In the Himalayan foothills, Kopan Monastery allows you to learn more about the Buddhist faith and culture as you attend a prayer, meditate, stroll the lush gardens, or enjoy a simple meal at the onsite cafe. As you admire the main temple's vibrant and detailed architecture, pay special attention to the numerous statues and paintings. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kopan Monastery and many more Kathmandu attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kathmandu travel route planner .
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  • I’ve done many courses there. My recent retreat ‘sitting with disturbing emotions’ I got sooooo much value from. Such value it’s added to my life  more »
  • I cannot count have many times I have been visiting Kopan Monastery and everytime it is a experience of peace and friendliness. Even the café is great.  more »
  • This monastery teaches the famous November class for foreigners to learn about tibetan Buddhism and hen leave. This was always its sole purpose; it was built for and profits from eager students who ar...  more »
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  • If you want a day off from your hustle and bustle of your life, then this is the best place to go. Kapan Monastery offers absolute peace and tranquility. This also offers medication course for those interested. Entry might be difficult though (general public are not allowed on a regular basis). You might have to be persuasive. :D
  • Its a old university as well as a tourist place in kopan where you can have an amazing view an have your buddies to chill there.
  • Situated at the significant altitude, kapan monastery gives the mesmerising ambience of the Buddhism culture along with the view of overall Kathmandu valley. A good place to visit for quick refreshment and morning walks.
  • The most beautiful place on earth. Heavenly freshness where no one stops being here.
  • Wow..what a place! From the top of the hill you can see almost the entire city. Perfect stationed.. Loved it!
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