Boudhanath Stupa

The Boudhanath Stupa is a holy site for Buddhists. The Boudhanath Stupa is easily accessible by cab/taxi from Thamel, Kathmandu. The site is very impressive and the atmosphere is very spiritual . All around the Stupa are prayer wheels, incense and Buddhist monks chanting and praying.

Boudhanath stupa is a heritage site and scared place for Buddhist, was build during 5th century AD. Boudhanath Stupa is located on a mountain top in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu with spectacular views of the city. It is a largest stupa in Nepal and 350kg of gold adorning the top. The top looked like an eyes and a nose. They eyes are on all 4 circle of the top of stupa, known as Buddha and wisdom eyes. It is a center for tibetan refugees and Buddhists from all over the world and still a kind of economic and spiritual center for Tibetans outside of Tibet.

There are plenty of tourist shops surrounding the stupa, plus ample restaurants and cafes for those needing a break, or just wanted to relax in this place.

The Boudhanath Stupa is a must visit place when you are in Kathmandu, particularly know that it has been re-constructed and repaired after the earthquake of 2015.

Timings

Boudhanath Stupa open at 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Entry Fees

100 NPR For SAARC nationals, 400 NPR for others and childs up to 10 yrs is free

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