Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu

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#6 of 50 in Historic Sites in Kathmandu
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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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  • Don't waste your time it's closed for visitors, only monks and pupils studying at school. Construction works going on along side 
    Don't waste your time it's closed for visitors, only monks and pupils studying at school. Construction works going on along side  more »
  • 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 
    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 »
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  • The information on Google isn't updated, and turned out that nobody is allowed to enter but the students only. I don't know how it used to be in past, but for me, as a person who enjoys studying different cultures and philosophies(especially Buddhism), it's strange that they're isolating themselves. Based on the comment prior, I understand that some people might have been disrespectful in this holy place, but I think other preventive methods could be applied rather than closing it off for everyone. Despite of a slightly far way, at least we could breathe some fresh air on that hill. I hope that all the religions of the world will appreciate those who want to learn more about them.
  • I WOULD LIKE IF COURSES ARE STILL GOING ON. I AM INTERESTED IN TAKING A COURSE MARCH NEXT YEAR (2022). IS THERE FUTURE COURSES IN MARCH 2022? I am trying to send an email but the website won't allow me. i don't know how to contact them...

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