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White Monastery, Kathmandu

(4.1/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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 tourist route planner.
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  • Just went last Saturday which is a hiking place from Buddha park Swoyambhu. The place is not so far as you can reach with in 1 to 1 and half hour. This place is currently close after the April 25th 20...  more »
  • white monastery is not in operation at present , they have closed the monastery for public since last couple of months. 
  • Twice now we have tried to visit, both the Red Gumba, and the White Monastery, (they are nearly side by side, about 5 minutes apart. Both times we have been turned away by locked gates. Frustrating be...  more »