Lumbini: Birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha
Lumbini, birthplace of Lord Buddha, is the centre of holy faith for the millions of Buddhists all over the world. Located in south-western Nepal’s Kapilbastu district. Lumbini holds several reminders of Lord Buddha. One of the most important historical sites in Nepal is endowed by nature with rich natural beauty. Mayadevi Temple, Lumbini Garden, Ashoka Pillar, birth stone of Gautam Buddha etc. are major attraction of Lumbini area. Many monasteries are, being made by different countries under “Lumbini Guru Yojana,” which are also the alluring and holy place for tourists.
Changu Narayan Temple
Changu Narayan Temple, the oldest temple in Kathmandu valley came in existence in 4th century. The temple is adorned by some of the best specimen of stone, wood, and metal craft in the valley. The temple stands as the epitome of culture, religion, history and faith of the Kathmandu valley. It lies 22 km away from Kathmandu city. A Vishnu idol with ten heads and ten arms is a fine example of stone carving from the 5th century. The temple is of great importance due to its idols and shrines having rich