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  • Religious Sites

    Boudhanath Stupa

    One of many world heritage sights which can be found in Nepal, the Boudhanath Stupa, is not only impressive but also interesting. Located roughly 7 kilometers to the east of Kathmandu, the stupa is similar in many ways to the much older and more cherished Swayambhunath. According to legend the Boudhanath Stupa in Bodnath was built during the 5th century AD. It is notable as a place of ...

  • Religious Sites

    Kopan Monastery

    Kopan Monastery lies on the Kopan Hill, not far from the city of Boudhanath, overlooking the Kathmandu valley and surrounding areas. Previously the Monastery was situated on the Himalayan mountain range where Lama Zopa Rinpoche fulfilled a promise he had once made to build a monastic school for the children in the nearby locality. The school was called the Mount Everest Center, the name of ...