Places to Visit At Lumbini, Things to do

Places to Visit At Lumbini, Things to do

Visiting Lumbini is one of the spiritual spots in the world. Where is Lumbini Nepal? Lumbini is in the southern plain of Nepal is the cultural and religious hub, especially for the Buddhists. Amazingly beautiful monasteries built by different countries following their own national styles are the center of Lumbini attractions. This article will help you to discover all the important places to visit in Lumbini Nepal. 

1. Exploration of Different Monasteries In Lumbini

One of the major attractions of visiting Lumbini is the dozens of Buddhist Monasteries that the countries having faith in Buddhism have built monasteries in their unique styles reflecting their nationalities in the actual birth-land of Gautam Buddha. We highly recommend visiting Lumbini Monastic sites for you to visit during your Lumbini day tour:

  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Myanmar Golden Temple
  • Chinese Monastery
  • Dharma Swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar
  • German Monastery/The Great Lotus Stupa
  • Thrangu Vajra Vidya Monastery
  • Great Drigunj=g Lotus Stupa
  • Manang Samaj Stupa
  • Vietnam Phat Quoc Tu Temple
  • Korean Temple/ Dae Sung Shakya
  • Sri Lankan Monastery
  • Cambodian Monastery
  • Royal Thai Buddhist Monastery

2. Mayadevi Temple

Mayadevi Temple is the main attraction of Lumbini. The main spot where Buddha was born is well protected in the premises. This well-known temple is a UNESCO World Site which is located in the middle of the sacred garden of Lumbini. 

Places to visit in Lumbini Nepal
MayaDevi Temple, Lumbini.

The Bodhi Tree near the Mayadevi temple carries historical significance. It is believed that Queen Mayadevi grasped the branch of this tree while giving birth to Siddhartha Gautam. The sacred pond on the same premises is a beautiful pond where Siddhartha is believed to have his first bath. 

3. Ashoka Pillar

Ashoka, an influential Indian Emperor erected the pillar in Lumbini probably in the 3rd century as a tribute to the birthplace of Lord Buddha in his visit to this holy land. It is believed to be rediscovered by Nepalese archaeologists in 1896. 

4. World Peace Pagoda

World Peace Pagoda is an early 21st -century monument built by Japanese Buddhists popularly naming the structure the “Japan Peace Stupa”. It is a symbol of Peace. This stupa is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Lumbini. This glorious stupa following the traditional pagoda-style architecture . It is white with a golden Buddha statue in color. This is also a places to visit in Lumbini Nepal.

5. Dharma Swami Maharaja Buddha Vihar

This Buddhist Gompa belongs to Sakyapa established by Chogyam Trichen Rinpoche. This site is the perfect place for meditation because of the peace and tranquility in and around the monastery. You can have a perfect Lumbini day tour.

6. Tilaurakot

Tilaurakot is a historically significant place nearly 24 kilometers far from Lumbini. According to Buddhist history, Siddhartha Gautam spent 29 years of his early life in Tilaurakot. This small but important site is really famous tourist destination. A small museum nearby has some of the objects that were found during the excavation. It is one of the best places to visit in Lumbini Nepal.

7. Lumbini Museum

The widely famous Lumbini Museum is located within the Garden arena. The museum displays more than 12000 artifacts. The religious manuscripts, metal sculptures, coins from Maurya and Khusana dynasties, and many other important items are safe in the museum. 

Lumbini International Research Institute provides research facilities for scholars and researchers wishing to explore the facts about Buddha and Buddhist philosophy.  

8. Lumbini Crane Sanctuary

Therefore, Lumbini, the most important Buddhist Pilgrimage destination is today a perfect spot for cranes. The area extended around 6 squares kilometers including the remaining of the Tilaurakot palace is full of beautiful cranes. Have an amazing time with the majestic birds in the peaceful land of Lord Buddha.

So, the above mentioned places are the things to do in Lumbini Nepal.

Also Read:- Best Travel Guide For Nepal Tour 2022


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