Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu

#6 of 50 in Historic Sites in Kathmandu
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
In the Himalayan foothills, Kopan Monastery allows you to learn more about the Buddhist faith and culture as you attend a prayer, meditate, stroll the lush gardens, or enjoy a simple meal at the onsite cafe. As you admire the main temple's vibrant and detailed architecture, pay special attention to the numerous statues and paintings. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kopan Monastery and many more Kathmandu attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kathmandu travel route planner.
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  • stunning place to explore around if you are in Kathmandu. If you are looking for small hike around the Kathmandu then this could be the best for you to explore around  more »
  • amazing monastery. brings glimpses of old time. great art and architecture. blissful and serene place for blessings of the lord. monks are very courteous and kind. even in the times of covid, it is...  more »
  • If you want a day off from your hustle and bustle of your life, then this is the best place to go. Kapan Monastery offers absolute peace and tranquility. This also offers medication course for those interested. Entry might be difficult though (general public are not allowed on a regular basis). You might have to be persuasive. :D
  • Its a old university as well as a tourist place in kopan where you can have an amazing view an have your buddies to chill there.

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