White Monastery, Kathmandu

Known for its intricate Tibetan architecture and location in the midst of the mountains, White Monastery acts as a spiritual and cultural center, with large ornate sculptures of Buddha's incarnations, colorful murals, vivid statues, and paintings. At 1,450 m (4,750 ft) above sea level, the monastery proudly sits overlooking a lush verdant valley and a magnificent mountain range. Grab a bite to eat at one of the nearby restaurants, and hike to the monastery to witness panoramic views, sunsets, or sunrises. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to White Monastery and many more Kathmandu attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kathmandu trip itinerary maker website .
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  • I didn't find any recent information about the gumba, whether it was open or still shut. So, went on a hike to find out myself. It's sad to learn that the construction is still in progress, few new bu...  more »
  • The monks were chanting while we were there, but we couldn't see anything, so that was interesting to hear. But other than that, the monastery isn't much to look at so unless you have nothing else to ...  more »
  • Attention is closed Seto Gumba since 2016 the White Monastery or! She will be reopened in the next year! Tourgides and locals of Sagarmatha go to the monastery because of its good views and a drink. Sagarmatha and tour guides do not distinguish whether you really can watch something or before sitting and enjoying the view.
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