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“Trek to the top is worth it.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of White Monastery

White Monastery
Ranked #43 of 173 things to do in Kathmandu
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Darwin, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Trek to the top is worth it.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

It's a long way to the top of the hill but once you are there it is worth it.

The view is stunning. It left me speechless.

The monuments and statues of the gods and goddesses were beautiful. The atmosphere and scenery in general just take over.

If you visit Nepal, you have to visit without a doubt.

Visited February 2014
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Milford Square
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111 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“High on the hill with a great view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

Don't miss this place on a visit to Kathmandu. Only open to the public on Saturdays. Otherwise by permission. Offers an excellent view of the entire valley. Huge statues of the Buddha, Tara's, and Stupa. Beautiful and breathtaking!!

Visited March 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
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64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Best views of the valley!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Be careful getting there, but once you're there, it is well worth the trip. The views of the mountains, fields, and city is amazing. The temples overall are very serene and beautiful, and the location inspires peacefulness and serenity. Buddha statues are of good size, and impressively located along the stairway up. Free to get in, a fee to park, and donations weren't pressured, but welcomed. Very well kept grounds and one of the cleanest places in the Valley. This is a MUST see in the area.

Visited February 2014
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Siliguri, India
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“nice view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

It opened on Saturdays only as I was informed, so went there little crowdy but great view of Kathmandu.. It was a great place

Visited January 2014
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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Only one white Gumba is Kathmandu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

It only opened on saturday so I went to visit there on saturday. It was just few KM far from my hotel. So many people came to see there. Specially young people were over crowded. It is situated in top of hill offering great views of Kathmandu Valley. In a short distance you can feel the freshness of air. It is a place suggested to visit while you are in Kathmandu.

Visited December 2013
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