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Maya Devi Temple

Lumbini, Nepal
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Lumbini
Type: Religious Sites
Description: A holy place for every Buddhist, Lumbini and the ancient ruins are associated with the birthplace of Buddha.
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Visited on a wet and rainy day. The place is well maintained and clean too. There is an exceptional peace reside in the place. Got fascinated by seeing the archeological ruins.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Unexplainable feeling standing in the spot that Buddha was born. The park is very serene and beautiful and even the monkeys did not bother you

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Bangkok, Thailand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Lumbini nowaday is under Buddhist management trust. There are several international temples in the area. From Sonauli - India border, Take 16 Nepali Rupee local bus to a circle then take another bus to Lumbini.

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Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you are a religious you may travel to Lumbini to see this place. There is nothing much to see in this temple as a tourist; but it is a scared place for pilgrimage and pray. The monasteries from different countries ( some are under construction) are spread out in a vast area and was deserted when we visited; didn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It was smaller than I thought, but it was beatiful, escpesially likeed the ornament elephants, but not the templeattendanta who were not happy with our donations

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Denver
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

While not spectacular in every sight and view, this temple holds much more than aesthetic beauty and grandeur. Guards outside will keep an eye on your shoes and plastic personal items for a nominal fee, as they are not allowed inside this sacred place. It is humbling to see the remnants of what used to be a spectacular palace, where... More

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Thamel,Kathmandu
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

when i was in lumbini i visit maya devi temple as well.It is the main temple at Lumbini, a site traditionally considered the birthplace of Gautama Buddha. The temple stands adjacent to a sacred pool (known as Puskarni) and a sacred garden.once if you are in lumbini then you should not have to miss this temple. maya devi is known... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

...and you may feel it! There is no much left in terms of remainings from past, but the whole area is keep in very good state, you may even see some ongoing development. Beside of the old temple and Ashoka pile ruins, there is very many modern temples, monasteries and meditation centres to be found around, nearly from all major... More

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belgium
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52 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Maya Devi Temple on is very historical temple to see. the foot print of Gautam Buddha is well prevented and can see it. It is really nice and peace place to see and visit. Critically there is hot in this time but i enjoy over there with the fantastic views of different temple. It is really amazing place. We will... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place is situated in the picturesque location , on the way from Kathmandu to Pokhra, in Nepal. We reach the Temple spot by Gandola i.e. Rope Way. We crossed 7 hills to reach the spot. On the way we come across very beautiful see nary.One shoule make a point to visit this place , whenever you are in Nepal.

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