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Timings : Entry to the monastery is allowed only on Saturdays for visitors

Entry Fee : NPR 40 per person

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White Monastery, Kathmandu Overview

White Monastery or Seto Gomba, also known as Amitabha Monastery, is a Buddhist Monastery in Nepal, offering a mix of religious importance and natural anesthetic. The vivid terrain and the lush green landscape of the surrounding make the sunset and sunrise here, a treat to watch. Visitors can observe the whole of the Kathmandu Valley from this place. The soothing atmosphere draws most travellers wanting to soak up some tranquillity after exploring the bustling city of Kathmandu.

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How To Reach White Monastery

Tourists can either hire cabs or rent bikes to reach the hilltop; however, some also prefer hiking up the mountain to make their journey even more interesting. This part of the climb is about 1500 metres above sea level. There's a small fee of Nepalese Rupees 40 that needs to be paid at the gate which is guarded by five idols of Gautama Buddha. Locals believe that these statues guard the Valley of Kathmandu. There is parking space available around the gate and visitors need to walk through the spacious pathway to explore the monastery.

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