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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 435169
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61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 435169
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Reviewed today via mobile

I went to this temple on my sightseeing trip around Colombo. Was quite a nice temple with lots of people.

Thank paul b
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This Temple is a Nice tempel Also for kidz. They Got the idea of beliveing in Buddha. We Saw how the people pray and wear their White clothes. Thère where Many Buddha statues all over. There was only one bad ting 'the toilet' it was...More

Thank Guldhammer23
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful Buddhist Temple, very peaceful and tranquil. I would highly recommend visiting this historic temple

Thank Stephan B
Reviewed yesterday

gangaramaya buddhist temple - is awesome - diffrent from others . located in jinartana road - not hard to find temple is in main road - can reach their by auto , cabs .it has lots of buddha idols - perfect for visit and photography...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the layout, tranquility and energy at this temple. The Buddha statues, chanting and prayer areas were a treat for the senses

Thank msangeeta
Reviewed 3 days ago

a very different kind of a temple.. a must see in Colombo. solute beautiesThe large standing idol and the marble idol of buddha were a

Thank Ranganath M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were conned by our tuk tuk driver into visiting this temple (he claimed there was a festival going on which there just wasn't) and upon arrival he showed us the temple elephants. The elephants were kept in a tiny, concrete back yard and they...More

Thank Bethany F
Reviewed 4 days ago

as a national tour guide i visit this temple with tourists and all those who visit get an awesome experience on Buddhist temples in srilanka. also as the chief preist who is known as the "small preist" is a collector and enthusiast of various kinds...More

Thank praki
Reviewed 4 days ago

Temple is located near to main road and easy to reach via public transport. Temple consist of very old and historic artifacts. Must visit location when you are in Colombo down town. Try to allocate 2-3 hours from your schedule.

Thank Shankar T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a beautiful temple however they need to work on maintenance, this place has a fee for international tourist.....

Thank Tavman_Chhabra
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Anuj H
13 July 2017|
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Response from Roshan F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If you are staying at Ramada Colombo, Galle Face Beach is across the road from the hotel. so not a problem going there walking. from there you can hop into metre Taxi and go to Temple. From there can go to Bayllys... More
Anuj H
27 June 2017|
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Response from vivek v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anuj, As far as I know the temple is open till 10pm The entrance is free of cost. There is a lake also nearby Could you let me know when your next day flight is ? I would suggest you to visit the temple in the morning... More
Anuj H
27 June 2017|
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Response from Roshan F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The temple is located quite close to Ramada Hotel. should be able to get to the temple in 10 minutes. Make sure to use a meter taxi. should not cost more than $1/=. if you need any assistance in Colombo feel free to... More