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A holy place for every Buddhist, Lumbini and the ancient ruins are associated with the birthplace of Buddha.
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Lumbini, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an unassuming place - quiet, contemplative, special and very low key. Definitely worth the visit

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is obviously the most important place to see in Lumbini. The site is moving but we were shocked by the amount of noise and disrespect from the visitors. Inside the temple people were continually talking and even shouting and when an attendant asked for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Nepal, this place is a "must" come. Very attractive also crowded. You need to leave your shoes outside (there is a place to keep) then go in. This place is Birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

I expected a lot more. There's a rather steep entry fee for non-Nepali visitors for the temple. Park is free of charge and OK but not very well kept. International monasteries are nice but not easy to visit ( I didn't). I spent a day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

worth a visit, try to go in the evenings when the tour groups are gone, and you can have the place by twilight and night fall, maybe sit down and meditate

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Outside it looks like a normal temple. From inside it’s a excavation which should show where the exact birth place of Buddha should be. Maybe because i‘m not buddhist, i was expecting a little more. Beware also that you’re not allowed to take photos in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Lumbini the birthplace of Budhha...land of Budhha...very natural ...friendly peoples good for peace and enjoy the birthplace Of buddha Nepal

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This being the birth place of Buddha (exact place is marked inside the Temple) is auspicious for Buddhists. However everyone in my opinion should visit this place associated with one of the greatest preacher. Visit is recommended with proper attire. Don't miss the tank where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is the one site in the zone that no one misses. Amazing that they actually have marked the exact spot of the Buddha's birth right here. I wish they would let you take pictures inside of it. I felt great being here for some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

This month of the year it was really hot in here. 200 entrance fee for foreigners but worth to see it. Inside the building was nice and u can see the bricks belonging to 3 Bc. to 7 Ac. , Also marks of maya devi....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lumbini is situated at West part of Nepal. After you arrive at Nepal from flight you will land at kathmandu. There are two option to reach lumbini.. 1.From there you can take domestic flight of 25 minutes time to Bhairawa... More
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Rizki Ernawati
Jakarta, Indonesia
Haridwar fast tour and rishikesh (8 Replies)
I will arrive at haridwar station on 5th Jan 12.10 pm. And going straight to Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Har Ki Pauri, Shri Maya Devi Mandir/Maya Devi Temple, then going to rishikesh in evening, cuz I've booked hotel at Vedas Tapovan hotel in rishikesh, which the good transportation to cover these place and also can drop me to my hotel in rishikesh? Need info pls. Many thanks
December 20, 2016|
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HI You can travel by auto , bus or cab .It will take 1.5 h-2 hrs. rgds ayon
anujasa
Mumbai, India
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Pls check my tour plan. No. Of days - 11 Month - april Family - 4 ( mention places that are not safe for girls to visit) Any suggestions and recommendations are welcome .. THANKS in advance Day 1- Delhi Sightseeing + shopping + night Delhi Day 2 - to haridwar ( leave hotel at 7am) Visit mansa devi , evening aarti + night haridwar Day 3 - early morning safari (rajaji National.park) + chandi devi+ Maya devi temple + night haridwar Day 4 - to rishikesh Laxman...More
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lgpallab
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Haridwar and Rishikesh visit for 2 days (0 Replies)
Hi I will visit haridwar on 22nd-23rd Nov'13 with my parents, spouse n kids. Team size - 4 adult and a boy of 5 yrs and a baby girl of 7 months old. I need your support in followings a] Budget Hotel - 2 rooms for 22nd Nov, 23rd Nov b] Non-AC CAB for (A) Pickup from Haridwar station to Hotel, Complete Sightseeing for 2 days and drop at Haridwar Station on 24th Morning at 6 am. During these 2 days I want to visit following locations 1] Har ki Pauri, evening and morning Arti 2]...More
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