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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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all of temples are great! we spent one afternon visiting them. enjoy the tour. all of temples are great! we spent one afternon visiting them. enjoy the tour.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Porto Seguro, BA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It disappoints me to have to give such an important site such a bad review, but I can honestly say that I am amazed that it has anything more than my rather generous rating of 'poor'. My trip to Lumbini was the lowest part of the two months that I spent in Nepal. I wasn't expecting magnificent architecture. I wasn't... More 

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Porto Seguro, BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

all of temples are great! we spent one afternon visiting them. enjoy the tour. all of temples are great! we spent one afternon visiting them. enjoy the tour.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Little words will express how I felt when I was in the temple premises.Its so calm around that you cannot but divulge in meditation Saw the sacred lake and the tea near which Maya Devi delivered Buddha Its really well mantained and a must watch for all

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Pokhara, null, Nepal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The Maya Devi temple is said to be the exact place where Shakya Prince Siddharta Gautama, better known as the Lord Buddha was born. There are drawings depicting his birth inside. The current whitewashed temple was built to protect the older temple under it. This is older temple was probably built over a Ashokan stupa. It’s the sort of place... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you are in nepal... this is a place to be in your itinerary. the birthplace of Lord Buddha. about 30 kms from indian border of Sunauli or 25 mins flight from Kathmandu and a 20 min drive brings you to this 2600 year old place. gives you lot of peace amidst the greenery and quietness. march to may and... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

When I first visited Lumbini, 37 years ago, it was a charming, peaceful site, well off the beaten track. Since Professor Kenzo Tange prepared his Master Plan for the development of the area in the late 1970s, work to implement this plan has not always gone smoothly. This was not helped by Tange's death well before he could see his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

it's an interesting experience to visit the nativity place of Buddha. seeing monks from Korea, Thailand, China, India, Nepal & Myanmar that makes more interesting. 1 or 2 days is enough to visit Lumbini. the entrance fee is 200 RPN valid for 3 days. you can rent a bicycle to see other monastery in the complex.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Liked the peace and quiet of the place. Although the place had a lot of visitors, it was not at all noisy. With many monks conducting prayers at the Ashoka Pillar, it a was a very up-lifting experience.

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Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic experience, don't miss that. Many things to see inside and around! Interesting ambience, architecture and fascinating details!

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is the one place to go in Lumbini if time is short. It is the actual birthplace of the Buddha but do not expect to see anything grand or spectacular. You go there for the quiet serenity of the gardens and to witness the genuine affection and devotion of the pilgrims.

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