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Visit Lumbini – The Birth Place of Lord Buddha in Nepal

25/08/2018 10:16AM

The Lord Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) was born in Lumbini, Nepal in 623 B.C. in the famous garden of Lumbini, which was later declared a place for peace and pilgrimage.

The Buddhist pilgrimage site lies in the Rupandehi District of Province No. 5, Nepal, near the Indian border. It is situated in the Terai region, denoting the belt of the nation around 300 km far from Kathmandu valley. It is the famous tourist destination, a Mecca for the believers around the world. The place offers the variety of attractions relating to the different occurrences in the life of Lord Buddha.

A large number of people within Nepal, India and all over the world come to Buddha's birthplace by trusting the site for peace and pilgrimage. The people are choosing Lumbini as one of the best places to visit in Nepal by the foreigners during their visit. People who already know about Lumbini, but visiting for the first time, they never want to miss to travel to the location to visit the Buddha's historic site.

The most attractive place is the Sacred Garden spanning over a large square fit, which possesses all the treasures of this ancient place, and the Ashoka Pillar established by the Indian  Emperor Ashoka, Puskarni Pond, and Mayadevi Temple.


You could either travel by regular bus, tourist bus service (Pokhara - Lumbini, Kathmandu - Lumbini) by driving around 8 hours or by airplane, the 30 min flight duration operated by different airlines companies with the sector code Kathmandu (KTM) to Siddharthanagar (BWA). The booking is always available at our office in your suitable time from both Kathmandu and connecting flights from Pokhara as well.

The tour packages are available to visit Lumbini from different destinations like Kathmandu, Pokhara and many more. The tour includes in-depth insights into the life cycle of Lord Buddha including the development of Buddhism. The best hotels are also available for your luxurious stay during your visit. We guarantee you to provide the best deals on affordable pricing.

There are around 62 archaeological sites spread outside the Lumbini Garden. Some significant places relating to the history of Lord Buddha.

The Lumbini Garden: It is a place designed with the stone pillar built by the Indian Emperor Ashoka in 245 B.C. The most significant invention in this place is a stone labeled to advise the exact birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Mayadevi Temple: The temple, dedicated to Maya Devi, the mother of Lord Buddha, was discovered a few years ago. The sculptures and carving projecting their background are shown there with the figures.

Pushkarni pond: It is the pond where the mother Mayadevi used to take a bath before giving birth to Lord Buddha.

Tilaurakot: It is the place for king Suddhodhan, who is the father of Lord Buddha. The place Tilaurakot was known as the actual capital of Kapilvastu. The place where Lord Buddha spent the first 29 years during his prince life.

Kudan: The place Kudan lies around 4.5 km south of Tilaurakot.
The Ancient Nyigrodharama, now known as Kudan a historic area, where Sakyamuni Buddha met with his father Suddhodhana for the first time.

There are significant monuments excavated, identified and preserved so far, in Kudan there are three stupas and a water tank.
This place is worth visiting for people who are more interested in history.

Gotihawa: Gotihawa is around 3 km far southwest of Taulihawa, which is another important religious site for the Buddhist community.
The Krakuchanda Buddha, who came before Shakyamuni Buddha was born in Gotihawa and attained Nirvana.
The community is still using the ancient well, which is in the middle of the village.

Niglihawa: The Niglihawa is a significant ancient place 7 km away to the north from Taulihawa, where broken parts of Ashokan Pillar lie near to the big pond. The stupa and pillar were constructed by Emperor Ashoka, while he came on pilgrimage.

Sagarhawa: It is almost 12 km ahead to the north from the Taulihawa.
It is a place in the forest area.

Aurorakot: Aurorakot is almost 10 km to the northeast of Taulihawa and 1.4 km away from Niglihawa. Aurorakot is a wide rectangular enclosed area with the existing ancient moat and brick blocks at the east of Niglihawa. A walled fortress in ancient times, this citadel was believed to be the natal town of Kanakmuni Buddha.

Devdaha: The place Devdaha lies to the 54 km east from the Lumbini across the Rohini river, which is the ancient capital territory of the Koliya Kingdom.

It is the motherly hometown of Queen Mayadevi mother of Prince Siddhartha, stepmother Prajapati Gautami, and princess Yasodhara, his wife. The prince Siddhartha spent his childhood, after seven years of education, he visited Devdaha and assigned the followers of Jain Sadhu Nirgrantha Nathputra.

Nearby the Devdaha, there are several other ancient places such as Khayardanda, Kanyamai, Devidamar, Mathagadi, Kumarbarti.

Ramagram: It is a parental home of Lord Buddha. In this area, the biggest stupa, and the significant artifacts are available relating to Buddha. Those artifacts, the stupa was built ages ago around 600 B.C. It is a mound made up of bricks, nearby the bank of the Jharahi River.

There are a lot of other monasteries maintained by different countries, few of them are Myanmar, China, Korea. A lot of monasteries are founded by one nation and supported by others.

Enough information will be provided to the clients if you wish to visit this place.

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