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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. Use our Lumbini family vacation planner to add Lumbini Monastic Site and other attractions to your Lumbini vacation plans.
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  • We spent an afternoon wandering among the many temples built (and under construction) online. It is interesting for the non-religious, although a tourism-oriented. We also stayed in a monastery for a night. 24 hours is the time it takes to visit Lumbini
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  • Part of my pilgramage and the best stop of all-a must see on your Buddhist path. Takes you back in time as you visit the Ashoka Pillar and the rock depicting the actual birth site of LORD Buddha -Amaz...  more »
  • We visit a part of the Park in one day, he is huge. The setting is nice, quiet and clean. Some temples can be visited. If you like green spaces, architecture, Buddhist culture we recommend.
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