Lumbini, the place where Shakyamuni Buddha was born. Situated in the Terai plains of southern Nepal, 250 km southwest of Kathmandu. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Lumbini is being developed with International support as the supreme pilgrimage and a symbol of World Peace. It is a place of pilgrimage for Buddhist as well as place of reverence for peace lovers of any religious faith throughout the world. The main attraction remains the sacred garden spread over 8 sq km and possessing the treasures of historic area. The Mayadevi temple is the main attraction for pilgrims and archaeologists alike. Standing west to Mayadevi shrine is the oldest monuments of Nepal, the Ashokan pillar that commemorates Ashoka’s pilgrimage to the sacred site some 250 BC. When we see around the area, we find many temples and monasteries built by Nepalese as well as foreign countries. Different monasteries built by Myanmar, China, Korea, Sri-Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand and Mongolia is of their own traditional architecture and design. The Japan Peace Pagoda is said to be the tallest stupa in South Asia, which stands 41 meters high in northern end of Lumbini.


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