"Buddhist Monastery on Tibetan New Year or Anytime!" Nepal Things to Do Tip by butterfly_girl

Nepal Things to Do: 439 reviews and 741 photos

  Buddhist Monastery, Pokhara, Nepal photo by Kym
by butterfly_girl

While in Nepal you must visit a Buddhist Monastery. There are so many there that I really can't recommend one, but if you can make it to one on or around Tibetan New Year it is a beautiful, exquisite experience! I was able to sit inside a monastery in Pokhara and listen to 40 monks chanting... with bells ringing and drums beating. It was so beautiful it brought tears to my eyes.

Address: All over Nepal
Directions: Unfortunately, I never got the name of the monastery in Pokhara that I went to, but there are many to choose from.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Sep 28, 2005
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. ~Mary Hershey~”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 9 6 6
Forum Rank:
0 0 6 4 1

Have you been to Nepal?

  Share Your Travels