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Tengboche Monastery, in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal, is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Sherpa community. Originally constructed in 1916, it has been rebuilt twice following earthquake and fire damage. Tengboche monastery lies within the Sagarmatha National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), with a panoramic view of the Himalayan Mountains, including well-known peaks such as Everest. Tengboche is the mid-way station of the trail to the base camp for climbers of Mount Everest and other peaks of over 8,000 m (26,000 ft).