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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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  • Now this a very beautiful part of Lumbini... Just next to Maya Devi temple, walking distance of 15-20mins approx or u can also do cycle Rickshaw here.. Many countries have made monasteries here to sho...  more »
  • I think I had too high expectations concerning Lumbini. The site is actually a huge square compound built in the middle of a very undeveloped village-town-field area inhabited by people who look and s...  more »
  • Well...this is truly an unique site. Founded for buddhist nations around the world to show off their interpretation of a buddhistic monastry, varying from tasteful to way over the top! But all made by...  more »