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Kopan Monastery

Kathmandu, Nepal
977 1481 268
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Private Full-Day Tour of Buddhist Temples in Kathmandu
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Hundreds of monks and nuns live at this monastery, which offers meditation courses year round.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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977 1481 268
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for a short day visit to the Monastery. It was a nice and very peaceful experience, with amazing views of the valley.

Thank Dristi H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did a month-long course in Buddhism. The place is very nice, well kept by the caring monks and nuns. The food was fabulous. We can't recommend enough going to the November course, given you are interested in the philosophy of Buddhism and believe you...More

Thank Jackadope
Reviewed 1 week ago

I undertook this journey,as part of my spiritual journey and enrolled in the 10 day course as an introduction to Buddhism. Living with the devoted Buddhist monks and incorporating the strict practices within a monastery is not an easy task, but it was exactly what...More

Thank pixie471
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really cool Buddhist place where you can sit and chill and appreciate the beauty of the view overlooking Kathmandu

Thank AdventureFaktory
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a cab as far as the driver could go can for us to walk to the Monastery. We asked if we could visit what we thought was the Monastery and the two guards told us to walk up the trail a bit to...More

Thank suzysuzydoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the end of my stay in nepal and viseted the monastery on two daytrips. It has a great view of the valley and the food in the cafeteria is super delicious.

1  Thank Christian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience. Life changing. Besides that have an amazing view and great bookstore and library.

1  Thank Fabio K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The picture you see is taken in the garden behind the monastery. There are more of those stupa to see. And, when you are there pay attention to the beautiful garden with all king of trees and flowering shrubs and plant.

1  Thank vulpes1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Monastery was definitely worth the walk. Beautiful grounds and a wonderful place to spend an afternoon.

1  Thank artsyaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended the November course in 2017. I quit the course after 4 days as it wasn't what I expected. The course claims to give the students tools to apply in your daily life, but for me it felt more like a religious cult. The...More

2  Thank Metawijnen
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CrazyDidz
20 November 2017|
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Response from billsue95 | Reviewed this property |
Approx 1000RS
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rashmimanandhar24
8 June 2017|
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Response from 53Maryd123 | Reviewed this property |
The monastery is open every day to the public. Their courses and retreats are on a schedule that can be found on their website.
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Thorshof
1 January 2017|
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Response from Alexandra K | Reviewed this property |
i was at the monastery in sept this year and it was still looking inceedible. we talked to an american that was doing a course there, and i believe the reperations to have come even further by now.
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