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Maya Devi Temple

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Address: Lumbini, Nepal
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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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Birth Place of Gautama Buddha

Maya Devi Temple is a must-visit and the main attraction to see the birth place of Lord Buddha at Lumbini. Inside the temple you can see a long queue of many tourists to see the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maya Devi Temple is a must-visit and the main attraction to see the birth place of Lord Buddha at Lumbini. Inside the temple you can see a long queue of many tourists to see the exact birth place of Buddha. Very nicely maintained and inside the temple photography is not allowed. Before entering one have to get entry ticket to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a decent walk from the entrance to the tree lined avenue to the temple. Saw a few monkeys on the way. Shoes off and no photos allowed inside the white coloured temple. Walk on raised flooring to inspect ruins of previous temples on the site then finally the stone that records where Buddha was born. Buddhists were chanting... More 

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Lakes Entrance, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maya Devi Temple was a must see on our list of Nepalese sites and it didn't disappoint. The temple is not operational and is an archaeological site that is well protected and has reasonable interpretative signage in a beautiful garden. The prayer flags in the huge trees outside are magnificent but don't be fooled by the Buddhist monks chanting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The birthplace of buddha - a well kept temple with charming grounds. Nice to take a stroll, listen to the monks pray and to soak up a bit of culture. We really enjoyed taking pictures, although none are allowed in the temple itself. A great place to visit, just a shame that the rickshaw men were so grumpy!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you happen to be in Lumbini, you my as well take a look here. The only real reason to come to this area is to see the birth place of Buddha. Otherwise there is no reason. Bodh Gaya has much more and better facilities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place. The surrounding is so beautiful and make you feel peace of mind. As i touched the land a kind of another feeling exist in my mind. The garden is so lovely and well maintained. Most recommended place to visit in Nepal and Government need to do many more to promote the lumbini which is Asset of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mayadevi temple is the center of peace. I have not felt such a tranquility anywhere. The Vibrations of Buddha can be felt from inside. Sitting under a tree, looking at the Puskarini Pond, gives you the inner peace. Those who are in the spiritual journey, this is the place not to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Lumbini as part of a G Adventures tour. The Maya Devi Temple was one of the highlights of the tour. Lots of walking, but it is definitely worth it. Very spiritual and beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

It was spiritually stimulating to learn the history and Buddha's birth, and to be there at the actually place where he was born. There were many buddhists and monks from many countries coming to pray by the pond. It was amazing. We walked a long way from the entrance in the morning. The air was cool, so we chose not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Temple it's self is great. The peace of lord Budhha its can be feel. Amazing place to visit lumbini it self. The view and gardens are fabulous.

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