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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  • Many budhist countries contributes with this place and each conubtry constructed a caracteristic temple in this area. So we find thai, cambodian, indian, nepali, japanese temple among many others. I t...  more »
  • Buddha's thousand-year Bodhi Tree Buddha was born from all over the world faithful believers not resignation don't only to meditate on the Holy Meditation under the Bodhi Space unlimited wide of all things for the true Word to serve all ~ ~
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  • The Lumbini Site is an amazing moment while Exploring Nepal and its treasures. Surrounded by colors and gardens the different temples offer a great sight and taste of Buddhism Culture. Wether a Chines...  more »

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Where to stay in Lumbini

As with many important places of pilgrimage, you'll find a good mix of accommodations in Lumbini, with very basic options alongside some luxury hotels. Plenty of accommodations sit to the east of the temple complex, in the area surrounding Lumbini Market Road. Palatial hotels share streets with humble hostels, with both styles offering good access to the main attractions in town. Consider staying in one of the monasteries here for a particularly atmospheric and authentic visit, with dorm rooms available.
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