Kopan Monastery is a Tibetan Monastery on the outskirt of Kathmandu. The name of this monastery is after the hill it lies in Kopan hill. A little untouched from city area this area is also a hidden gem of Kathmandu. People visit this monastery for religious as well as for the 180-degree view from its top. Similarly, the stunning architecture of the Gumba is also one of the main reason to visit here.
Tourist visit this monastery for Meditation and relaxation of the soul. A place near Kathmandu providing a perfect way to wash off the tiresome city life makes this place popular too. This monastery is open for the outside world only on Saturday(A public holiday in Nepal). A perfect place to relax, enjoy the scenes as well as learn about the lama students and lifestyle all combine to make Kopan monastery a must visit the site in your Kathmandu visit.