Lumbini is a beautiful town in Nepal with ancient ruins that dates earlier than 2500 years. The birth of a prince, Siddhartha Gautam makes this place the most holy pilrimage of Buddhists and peace lovers world wide. Siddhartha Gautam left his home in search of happiness and the truth. His discoveries and teachings are now termed Buddhism.
Traveling to Lumbini is very easy once you are in Nepal. A wide area around the ruins is protected by Nepal Government and UNESCO as world heritage site. There are a lot of monasteries, stupas, temples and inscriptions. A tour to Lumbini is insightful and enlightening.
Lumbini is extended in a large area including Maya Devi Temple ( main stand where it is believed that Buddha was Born ) Ashoka Pillar, Ancient pond, Ruins of ancient monuments and palace, eternal flame, stupa and monasteries.
Lumbini is listed in the UNESCO world heritage side. Thousands of people visit this holy land to seek the spiritual connection with Buddha. It is is around 22 Km from Butwan and is easily accessible. One who believes in peace should visit this where the ambassador of peace was born.