KAPILVASTU, Feb 14: Since the government declared this archeologically important site a safe monument area, land acquisition has been expedited in Tilaurakot in Kapilvastu.

Government of Nepal made a submission on May 23, 1996 to include Tilaurakot in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A quarter century later it is yet to be included in the list.

Tales of Tilaurakot

February 1, 2019 08:26 am

Tilaurakot is located roughly 25 kilometers to the southwest of Lumbini ‘Taulihawa’ that is also known as Kapilavastu. People have many historical stories about Tilaurakot as it’s an ancient city of Kapilavastu but the tales differ from people to people. I got to hear quite a lot of stories and every story was different.

KAPILVASTU, Jan 11: Excavation has begun again to identify the main part of King Suddhodan's Royal Palace where Gauram Buddha was brought up.