The ancient captial of Sakya kingdom (Kapilavastu) is located about 27km west of Lumbini. Tilaurakot houses the vestiges of ancient Sakya palace where Siddhartha lived his early 29 years as a prince. The ramparts of a moat and a fortification wall with its including ancient structural remains in the central part of the mound. The eastern gate of the palace reminds us about Siddhartha’s renunciation for the search of supreme knowledge. He renounced the palace at the age 29 quietly at mid night from this Mahaviniskramana dwara.
Require further extensive excavation and exploration all around the site.
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Restoration work is needed in the sites.