Nearby here, the Ashoka pillar- stands the oldest monument found so far in
To the south of the pillar we find the sacred pond “Puskarni” – where Queen Mayadevi had taken a bath just before giving birth to the Buddha.
The treasury of culture archeological riches scattered around Lumbini evokes the time and aura of the Buddha.
Moreover, a host of stupas, monasteries, meditation centers and Bahal (courtyard) being constructed in the international monastery zone by various countries such as China, India, Japan, Vietnam, Srilanka, Thailand, German, French and few more other countries embodying their respective architectures envisaged by the Apostle of peace some 2500 years ago.
Janakpurdham is nearly 400 km east of
The city feature prominently in the Ramayana for it was in Janakpur that Ram -the god Vishnu in mortal form – wed Sita, daughter of Mithila kind Janak.
Manakamana is situated 125 km to the west of Kathmadnu. It is a steep 3 hours hike to the hilltop from Abu Khaireni on the Kathmadnu - Gorkha highway. Or you can take the cable car at top, 104 km from Kathamdu on the highway to Pokhara and you can be back the same way. There are hotels in Manakamana if you want to stay the over night.
Located 1500 meters height 24 km away from
The oldest piece of is Garuda, the mythical half-bird, half-man (Narayan’s mount), which dates back to the 5th century AD. Should all these art treasures and archeological relics not be enough to satisfy the curiosity of a casual visitor!
DAKSHINKALI (half day tours by car ). Depart every Tuesday and Saturday:
45 minutes drive from
On the way, the sight of the gorge is impressive and it is worthwhile to walk down and across the old suspension bridge, throwing a glance down into the very narrow and deep chasm.
Published on: Friday, June 28th, 2013
Dear Shankar, We are back in Germany, full of impressions and new experiences. It was a very great journey in Nepal and Tibet, without any problems. That's why we have to say a big THANKS to you and your friend for the perfect organization. I think that this kind of contact between an ... Peter, Germany
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