Lumbini is a Unesco world heritage site to which over half a million pilgrims visit every year from China, India, Japan, Sri Lanka and Thailand attracted to its sacred lakes, beautiful gardens and atmospheric Buddhist temples.
There are plans to build a new airport, hotels, convention centres, new roads, temples and a Buddhist university near to
It is in addition supported by Steven Clark Rockefeller, the heir to the Rockefeller dynasty. Apparently Lumbini is the least visited of all the Buddhist sites owing to its poor infrastructure.
Sarnath, located in
"It is better to travel well than to arrive" Buddha