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Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Feel the energy of the Buddha's birthplace at Maya Devi Temple, a World Heritage Site built over possibly the earliest Buddhist shrine in the world. When you visit this magnet for pilgrims, you can observe the sacred pond in which Maya Devi allegedly took a bath before delivering her son the Buddha, as well as the 2,300-years-old pillar erected by King Ashoka who embraced Buddhism. Using our online itinerary creator, Lumbini attractions like Maya Devi Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • While not Buddhist, I've ways had an interest in Buddhism so I found this temple interesting to visit. The area around the temple ruins are beautiful. If you're not interested in Buddhism, this probab...  read more »
  • You get an insight into the Bhudisme. It looked neat. The visitors must be on site the shoes do. You can also walk on your socks
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  • Not that interesting if you're not into buddhism or meditating. There's some ruins without decent historical explanation (is doesn't go any further than "Buddha was born here"), a pond and a big tree ...  read more »
  • The believed birthplace of Gautama Buddha. We had a wonderful time exploring the temple and others in the vicinity. We rented some bikes as the distances between the various temples can be vast. We spent 2 days exploring complex. A great way to learn about Buddhism.
  • Lumbini, the birth place of lord Buddha, such a peaceful and beautiful place. Love this place.
  • Holy place of sangye choumdendey.
  • The very well preserved site of birthplace of Buddha the Gautama. A must visit place for everyone who believes in the teachings of the Buddha.
  • Peace and great place
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