We walked from Boudha stupa - took about half an hour. Bit hilly at the end but the monastery and grounds are beautiful. No entrance fee charged, you just sign in at the gate. There is a cafe onsite.
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It is a fantastic place. A best place to explore Buddhism in Kathmandu. So don't miss to visit this place if this is your first visit in Kathmandu.
I took part in the 10 day retreat early June. I can honestly say it has been a life changing experience. The teachings are of a very high standard, the monks are really friendly, the rooms clean and comfortable and the food was delicious. Really...More
We felt very privileged to see this as we gathered it was a religious holiday when we were there and our guide got permission so that would could go in. The decorative work at the entrance was truly amazing as was the temple area which...More
Not what I expected of a monastery-in a very good way! The monks are friendly and accommodating, the garden is just so beautiful! It invites you to sit and just relax and get in touch with your mother nature and yourself. I was lucky enough...More
I stayed here for 9 nights and the peaceful atmosphere is really something I have never experienced before I arrived stressed and left as peaceful and relaxed as I have ever been I met an elderly American gentleman who has come every year since 1994...More
u will get nice view of kathmandu- meditation time is 12:00 am go before it - sometimes it happens at 3:00 am as well large no. of monks- mother monastery of tushita monastery- fpmt-they have nice restaurant as well-