Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
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Lonely Laowai
37 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Beautiful first temple to visit in Colombo, but probably not of much interest for someone not particularly interested in Buddhist history and it’s evolution throughout south and East Asian cultures. If you’re into these, it’s a blast.

The lake part takes maybe ten minutes to see. Heads up it is brutally hot and there is little shade save the central roofed chamber.
Written February 20, 2024
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Roshni S
Mauritius127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Peaceful and beautifully decorated. You have an entrance fee but it's not expensive. Also, there is a museum to visit..
Written February 6, 2024
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Anuradha
New Delhi, India327 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
It’s a big beautiful temple with nice Sri Lankan architecture. It’s was quite crowded but still very peaceful and relaxing. Didn’t understand the idea of entry ticket for a religious place !
Written January 21, 2024
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viyashi travels
Pelawatta, Sri Lanka1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Business
Ganaramaya is a religious temple, as well as a good tourist attraction. Calming, mind relaxing place. Usually buddhists visit gangaramaya to have apeaceful time. Located on a side of Beira lake
Written January 6, 2024
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TheDeSilvas
Gaborone, Botswana151 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
For me a Buddhist Temple should be a place of tranquility and minimalist. Unfortunately this place was none of those things. A mere tourist attraction in Colombo.
Written December 22, 2023
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Scott P
Redding, CA13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Beautiful resort, well up-kept, gorgeous area and friendly staff. Location was good, beautiful facilities and rooftop pool. Highly recommend.
Written November 21, 2023
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Matthew P
Brighton and Hove, UK744 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
More of a museum than a shrine but absolutely worth a visit. Buddah statues everywhere as well as a stuffed temple elephant and a plethora of Buddhist memorabilia. Ticket price of 400 Rupees allows entry to a few other tourist spots in town so certainly worth the price.
Written November 21, 2023
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ulisan
Athens, Greece302 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
Beautiful temple and a must visit. Visited it as part of a tuk tuk colombo tour. Different style of Buddhist temple from Thai or Japanese temples. Closer to Indian or Chinese.
Written November 21, 2023
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HR
New Delhi, India318 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
A big temple complex, beautiful artefacts and an impactful structure, the Gangaramaya Temple is a must visit.

The extended complex includes a lake and a open temple as well which is across the road.
Written October 31, 2023
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gypsiheart
Europe9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
It is nice temple with many pieces in museum. Beautiful statues are there. Place is serene and calming. It has kitchenware, watches and many other things in museum.
Written October 13, 2023
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