Lumbini

Lumbini is the sacred site of the birth of Sakyamuni Buddha. It is located in southern Nepal, near the Indian border and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Lumbini Hotel Kasai

Opened in 2009 in the Lumbini Sacred Garden, this Japanese-managed hotel offer rooms with air-con, refrigerator, en-suite bathrooms, and 'a Toto washlet. Japanese and Indian cuisine, prepared from fresh organic vegetables direct from hotel's garden, are served in the restaurant. Airport shuttles are available.

SLEEP   —  +977 71 580134 —  Map

Korean Monastery

sleep in a dorm for 300 NRs, including 3 meals a day; No smoking inside, and no music, dancing, card games, etc.

SLEEP   —  +977 71 580125 —  Vishnupura Road


Gautam Buddha Lodge

is situated in a nearby village.

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Pawan International Hotel

Main Road, Siddhartha Nagar.

SLEEP   —  +977 71 523-680 —  Map


Sri-Lankan Pilgrims' Rest House

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Buddha Maya Gardens Hotel

SLEEP   —  +977 71 580-220 —  Map


About Lumbini

In the Buddha's time, Lumbini was a park situated in Kapilavastu Nepal. It was in Lumbini that the Buddha was born. A pillar now marks the spot of Asoka's visit to Lumbiní. According to an inscription on the pillar, it was placed there by the people then in charge of the park to commemorate Asoka's visit and gifts. The park was previously known as Rummindei, two miles north of Bhagavanpura. In the Sutta Nipáta (vs. 683) it is stated that the Buddha was born in a village of the Sákyans, in the Lumbineyya Janapada. The Buddha stayed in Lumbinívana during his visit to Devadaha and there preached the Devadaha Sutta.


Source: wikivoyage