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Buddhist pilgrimage site

  • Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage site located in Rupandehi district of Nepal.
  • The place is popular because of the fact that Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who late became Gautama Buddha.
  • Buddha lived until here till the age of 29.
  • A pillar now marks the spot of Asoka's visit to the place.
  • Since 1997, the place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The holy shrine is taken up for development as a part of a China-UN joint project.
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