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Lumbini

Birthplace of Buddha

Ashokan PillarJapanese Peace StupaMaya Devi TempleLumbinii MuseumZhong Hua Chinese Buddhist  Monastery
  • General Information

    Other Name: -, District: Lumbini , State: Western Region (Pashchimanchal) , Nepal
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    Languages Spoken: Nepalese, Awadhi and Maithali
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    Best Time to Visit: October to May and -
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  • Description

    Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha is the most important pilgrimege site for the Buddhist and has also been one of the major attractions for people from other religeons too. It is situated in the Kapilavastu district of Nepal. Lumbini is one of four magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being at Kushinagar,Bodh Gaya, and Sarnath.Lumbini has been nominated for inclusion on the UNESCO list of world cultural sites.Lumbini is in the foothills of the Himalaya. Lumbini has a number of temples, including the Mayadevi temple.Also here is the Puskarini or Holy Pond - where the Buddha`s mother took the ritual dip prior to his birth and where he, too, had his first bath - as well as the remains of Kapilvastu palace.The holy site of Lumbini is bordered by a large monastic zone, in which only monasteries can be built.
  • Location

    About 22 km west of Bhairawa,almost 250 km (155 mi.) from Kathmandu.
  • Climate

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Ashokan PillarAn inscribed pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC) on the spot of Buddha''s birth. The inscription, which is the oldest in Nepal.
The Japan Peace StupaThe 41m imposing structure is situated at the northern end of the gardens.

Maya Devi MandirThe Maya Devi Mandir, dedicated to Buddha`s mother, is believed to be more than 2000 years old. It contains an ancient stone relief from the 2nd c. ad depicting Buddha`s birth.
The Lumbini MuseumThe Lumbini Museum is devoted to the life of the Buddha, with artefacts and photos from Buddhist sites around the world, from Kathmandu to Candy.
It is said that Queen Maya Devi bathed in the large water tank.Two dragons dispense the water, one hot, one cold.
Zhong Hua Chinese Buddhist MonasteryThe elegant Zhong Hua Chinese Buddhist Monastery is one of the most impressive structures at Lumbini.
Adventure Meets Peace

Adventure Meets Peace
(7 Days / 6 Nights)

On Request
Adventure Meets Peace / NEP-015 (7 Days / 6 Nights)
Kathmandu-Chitwan-Lumbini-Kathmandu

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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kathmandu
Day 2 : Kathmandu
Day 3 : Kathmandu-Chitwan
Day 4 : Chitwan
Day 5 : Chitwan-Lumbini
Day 6 : Lumbini-Kathmandu
Day 7 : Kathmandu
I Love Nepal I

I Love Nepal I
(10 Days / 9 Nights)

On Request
I Love Nepal I / NEP-018 (10 Days / 9 Nights)
Kathmandu-Nagarkot-Chitwan-Lumbini-Pokhara-Kathmandu

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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kathmandu
Day 2 : Kathmandu-Nagarkot
Day 3 : Nagarkot-Chitwan
Day 4 : Chitwan
Day 5 : Chitwan-Lumbini
Day 6 : Lumbini-Pokhara
Day 7 : Pokhara
Day 8 : Pokhara-Kathmandu
Day 9 : Kathmandu
Day 10 : Kathmandu

Lumbini, Nepal Tours

Hotel Nirvana
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Lumbini, Nepal
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Hotel Lumbini Gar...
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Lumbini, Nepal
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Lumbini Hokke Hotel
3 Star
Lumbini, Nepal
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Lumbini Hotel Kasai
3 Star
Lumbini, Nepal
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