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Need to walk a lot and little far from the city. If it is sunny then carry water bottle to this... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2015
Erode, India
magnificent hilltop monastery the main seat of Jamgön Kongtrül Rinpoche

breathtaking scenic view from the monastery looks like you are in a real heavenly palace! You can... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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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.

Thank Divnay
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.

1  Thank lsg181
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We stumbled upon this monastery when we were hiking around Shivapuri National Park. Great architecture and great enviroment and so many lovely small monks. It makes you happy for sure.

1  Thank AnitaGee2014
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

This place is yet another place to be in if you are searching for place with clean peaceful environment. Located just about 2 km from kapan monastery this monastery isn't less than kopan monastery in any aspect. These two moastery are both equally beautiful only...More

1  Thank free_traveller22
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Hike up to the place and you will not regret it. It has a serene environment which helps find the peace. Away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu city, it is the ideal place to relax in solitude.

Thank pecca27
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Pullahari monastery is situated far away from the busy Kathmandu city. This is only recommended if you have a full day time. Hiking around and not top is something additional. Bring your own lunch and it could be a great picnic. The view of the...More

Thank Tashipal
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Really , a very peaceful and beautiful Monastery i ever visited.Very good place to go and chill out ,meditate,and enjoy with family.

1  Thank sonamsherpa2014
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Been to Kathmandu several times and just recently got to Pullahari .... really is majestic and serene ... a very special piece of the way of life with the most amazing spaces

Thank AussieKCC
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Just 40 minutes walk, or a short trip by local bus or taxi from Boudha, the Pullahari Monastery is a sanctuary far away from the crowds and bustle of Kathmandu. The Monastery is located on a hill above the Boudha area on the same ridge...More

5  Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Pullahari Monastery: Nestled in the foothills north of the Great Stupa of Boudhanath, the quiet, secluded serenity of Pullahari is ideal for cultivating deeper insight into the Buddhadharma through listening, reflection, and meditation. Monks engage intensively in prayers, scriptures, rituals, and dedications for temporal benefit...More

2  Thank explorern
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Is there lots of walking up steep hills to get to it?
18 April 2016|
Response from stha d |
You just need to walk only 20 to 30 minutes to reach this monastery