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A secret hideaway on a hill overlooking the city

A beautiful monastery set on top of a hill in Southern Kathmandu, the view is breathtaking, so is the monastery. The gardens are lovely. A lovely place to meditate and get fresh... read more

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful monastery set on top of a hill in Southern Kathmandu, the view is breathtaking, so is the monastery. The gardens are lovely. A lovely place to meditate and get fresh air. You should also try out the fresh cakes, samosas, lafings and pakodas available at the canteen. Reasonable price and clean. Vegetarian. We visit the place again and... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Spent a few days there. Wonderful experience, we attended several 'puja'-s which were unforgettable.

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Thank Gyorgyi S
Canberra, Australia
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Pullahari Monastery sits high on a hill behind Boudha, Kathmandu and can be easily reached by walking, local bus or taxi or a wonderful walk along the ridge from Kopan Monastery. It is also a favourite place to visit for the local people on Saturdays and the tea house restaurant is famous for samosas, made by the monks. Pullahari is... More 

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2 Thank Pamela S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2016

SOULFUL SOUND and nice people ...i love the way they talk to us and we was welcome to sit and meditate under the ceremoni

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1 Thank Jacob Vang J
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This place is very good place to see the Buddhist culture and tradition, The location is little out of central Kathmandu but worth to be there. It is also good place to know about the Lamas and their activities

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Thank Dibyanidelhi
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129 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

A monestry in the hill, pullahari is worth to visit. If you wants to stay away from the crowed town to a peaceful place it is right choice but bring foods for you.

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1 Thank swopnil-himalayan
New Delhi, India
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

To visit the stupa where the ashes of the previous Jamgon Kontrol Rinpoche is super! is a place to visit in the morning meditate inside the Temple and have something to eat in the nice and open restaurant, then to spend some time with the little monks.

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1 Thank Kennathinley
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

Pullahari is like a fairy tale with the colors and the scents with its vegetable garden and wonderful coffee shop....Scents of jasmin and wisteria, insence and bells AND the aromas of fresh baked bread, apple pie, muffins of all kinds......Samosas and vegetable tarts..Everything is fresh...Everything is made with the best ingredients, and tlc little sweet, filling and oh my sooooo... More 

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Erode, India
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Need to walk a lot and little far from the city. If it is sunny then carry water bottle to this place and will help you. The dome of the monastery is very well designed and is very old structure to have a look.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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463 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

breathtaking scenic view from the monastery looks like you are in a real heavenly palace! You can visit the 3rd Jamgön Kongtrül Rinpoche's relics and stupa inside the monastery.

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