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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  • There is a row of temples from different countries. We decided to visit one of the first temples in Lumbini, which was the Vietnamese temple. It was closed with sign in front that states it is under c...  more »
  • The place is a most visit place in NĂ©pal especially in Lumbini. The place is full of architecture of different countries like China, Japan, Korea and so on.  more »
  • The birth place of Lord buddha, Lumbini can be a pleasant destination for holy as well as other tourists. The place is not only important for its historic reason but also for monasteries built by diff...  more »

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