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Review of Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa
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Pashupatinath Temple and Bodhnath Stupa Tour from Kathmandu
Ranked #1 of 173 things to do in Kathmandu
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Bouddhanath stupa is the most liked sightseeing place in Kathmandu. Visitors are required to pay NRs. 250(Foreign Nationals) NRs. 50 (SAARC Nationals) NRs. 250 (Chinese) per person (Below 10 years free) as entrance fees to the Bouddhanath. A lot of Tibetan people reside around the Stupa. And it is very famous and holy place specially of Buddhists People. It is one of the most popular world heritage site of Nepal. Breakfree Adventures offer Bouddhanath Private Sightseeing Day Tours.
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“Amazing and not to be misses.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

Bodnath Stupa is one of the truly awesome sites to see. The overall spiritual tone to the place is inescapable. Also, the shops surrounding the stupa offer some of the best, high quality shopping in Kathmandu.

Visited March 2013
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“Abode of Peace and Tranquility”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

Bodnath Stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu,outskirts of Kathmandu. It has a lot of Tibetean Settlement around. Evenings and mornings will give a nice view for photographers. You can also go on a shopping spree at the local markets surrounding the stupa.Boudhanath is one of the famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal.

Visited February 2013
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“Somewhat underwhelming”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

As my title indicates, I had high expectations for this experience that weren't quite met. I mean, the stupa itself is pleasant, but after walking around it, taking a photo or two (well, trying to between the foreigners and touts) and realising that the surrounding shops all sell the same stuff, there's nothing to really distinguish this from other places. There's little else of interest in the neighbourhood around the stupa, and getting to the area is a bit of a hassle. I'd recommend you get out of Kathmandu, away from the tourists and touts, and experience more of Nepal and the undoubted high quality (and far more 'spiritual') religious places that exist elsewhere.

Visited March 2013
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“Second visit --- still very good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013

This is my second visit to Bodnath Stupa; enjoy the shopping district around the Stupa. Nothing spectacular, but the area is well worth the entrance fee.

Visited March 2013
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“Nice and peaceful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

NIce structure. Take time to walk around. Equally enjoyable to sit at a cafe on either the first or second floor and observe the going ons from there. You can get good photo shots from that level too.

Visited February 2013
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