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Address: Lumbini, Nepal
Description: A holy place for every Buddhist, Lumbini and the ancient ruins are...
A holy place for every Buddhist, Lumbini and the ancient ruins are associated with the birthplace of Buddha.
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Birthplace of Gautam Buddha !!!

Lumbini, Birthplace of Gautam Buddha is one pilgrimage for Buddhists people. The mayadevi temple is holy for Buddhists and you can see many stupas made by different countries.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Lumbini, Birthplace of Gautam Buddha is one pilgrimage for Buddhists people. The mayadevi temple is holy for Buddhists and you can see many stupas made by different countries.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Maya Devi is Buddha's mother. To visit the temple you need to pay 200 rupees. Besides Maya Devi's temple, you can visit other temples including Ashoka Pillar. Next to the temple there is pond where Maya Devi took bath before giving birth to Buddha. The local guide told me that you can drink the water in the pond but I... More 

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Paris
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

For pelgrims this place is the buddha birth place but for tourist it is not worth it paying 200 roopies to see a rock and some stuff described in the lonly planet. Rent a bike and visit all the monasteries instead of entering here

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Mullumbimby, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We had a unplanned trip to Lumbini and arrived late in the afternoon. We did a rushed tour of the Temple just before dark and thought it to be a bit boring. But if we had had more time, I think we would have enjoyed it more.

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Barmer
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

it is ok, good atmosphere, silent for meditation, must visit. must visit in winters as there is too much hot and humid weather there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

wonderful history great spirituality.building not up to much, houses a ruin where budha was born but well worth seeing.all depends where start you may need a rickshaw as there is some walking involved

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The building is nothing special but the Ashoka pillar is and so are the ruins inside and the stone marking Buddha's birthplace. It is a part of history and very spiritual as well, even to a non-Buddhist.

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

During my visit to India I went to all of the major Buddhist pilgrimage sites at the locations where Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, gave his first teaching, and died. I knew very little about the location of Buddha's birth before I visited and saw it with my own eyes, as I found very little online before hand. There is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This place was crowded as expected. While we were there, there were a few groups of Thai pilgrims. The line up to see the actual birth place was not too long. The best time to visit was around dusk when the setting sun made everything golden in color.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

There isn’t much at Lumbini and many tourist visit Nepal may not consider Lumbini but it is a Buddha birth place and also UNESCO world heritage. Here is my review on Lumbini: - Attraction Highlight: The main is the Mayadevi Temple where the birthplace of Buddha was protected beside the Asoka pillar. There are many different country representative temples build... More 

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