|Some Famous Places to
VALLEY (200 KM)
Here you can see a big stone-slab located deep in sanctum sanctorum. The stone-slab foundation pinpoints the location of the original place, marking the precise spot of the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Image of Maya Debi
The place where Lord Buddha was given birth by her mother Maya Debi. Here she is seen supporting herself by holding on with her right hand to the branch of sal-tree, with the newly born infant Buddha standing upright on a lotus pedestals on an oval halo. Puskarni the sacred pool
Most people take it as Holy pool. Architecturally the pool has three projecting terraces in the ascending order and is revealed with a fine brick masonry. Places Around Lumbini
Kapilbastu Kailbastu is believed to be the capital city of Lumbini in history. There are ruins and mounds of old stupas and monasteries made of kiln-burnt bricks and mortar. Seeing Kapilbastu, it could easily be visualized as a high seat of authentic culture. Arorakot
About 10 km north west of Toulihawa there is a rectangular fortified area, which is popularly known as Arorakot. The fortified area was identified by the famous Indian archaeologist as the natal town of Kanakmuni Buddha, remains of the old moat and the brick fortification around the kot can still be clearly located. Chatrade
Most of the pottery and antiquities found here belong to the sunga-Kushana
Period while the virtual remains of the structures may be related to the early medieval times. Gotihawa
In the village there exists an Ashokan pillar standing in a slab. The upper portion of Ashokan pillar is broken and lost and only the lower portion of the pillar 3.5meters high remains still intact. Kudan
Kudan having a huge structure ruin with a cluster of four mounds and tanks.
The mounds were excavated in 1962 only. Niglihawa
The site has a quadrangular tank surrounded by bushes, locally known as Niglisagar. On the western bank of the tank there appear two broken pieces of Ashokan pillar; the longer one laying flat and the shorter one stuck unto the ground. Sagarhawa
The ancient tank ruins, which were excavated and identified as "Palace of massacre of the shakyas" in 1895,can still be located on the southwest banks of sagar.