Kapilvastu Tourism | Places To Visit In Kapilvastu
Being the chief archaeological location, Kapilvastu is fascinating the tourists from all over the world. We all knew that Kapilvastu was the ancient capital of Shakyas. ‘Shuddhodhan’ the father of the Lord Buddha ruled the Shakya Clan. Thus Lord Buddha is also known as Shakyamuni. At the age of 29, Prince Lord Buddha left this place. It is believed that nearly after 12 years, Lord Buddha revisited this place after attaining the enlightenment.
The chief tourist attractions in Kapilvastu are Main Stupa, Ganvaria Archaeological Site, Salargarh Archaeological Site, Lumbini and Sravasti. The people who find pleasure by doing shopping then they must visit the Naugarh Market. Try to visit Kapilvastu during three days Kapilvastu Mahotsava is organized with great enthusiasm every year on 29-31 December.
Famous Places To Visit In Kapilvastu
Main Stupa reckoned to be the chief archaeological site. It was discovered during the excavations during the period from 1971 to 1976. As a result of these excavations, the archaeologist discovered another relic-caskets containing charred bones. Furthermore, the excavations produced 31 terracotta sealings.
The best accommodation facilities in Kapilvastu are Bhartiya Buddha Vihar, Sri Lankan Temple Dharmshala, The Royal Retreat-a heritage category hotel, Satkar Palace Hotel and more.