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Gadaldeniya Rd, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 70 333 3234
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's worth to visit the temple while you are traveling Kandy Matale area. Not too crowded other than Poyadays

Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here whilst on a day long trip seeing various sights. This is only a 30 to 40 minute visit to a very beautiful and peaceful temple. Very nice quiet time here during a busy hectic day. Lots of carvings and art to see and...More

Thank harpo110
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice temple with good views on rice fields and countryside. You can easily combine with Gadaladeniya Vihara and Embekke Devalaya in a (dense) half-day trip from Kandy. Botanical garden is also on the way

Thank Benoit PA P
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the many pretty Buddhist temple here.The view from the temple also beautiful. You can spend about half hour here.

Thank SE s
Reviewed July 31, 2018

very interesting to see all the art and carvings on the wall around the temple, temple has long history and worth a visit.

Thank katjasuter11
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We were driving from Negombo to Kandy and made a quick detour here since it was not too far out of the way. This temple is on the Rs 500 note and is very historical. Entrance fee was Rs 300 per adult and it was...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed July 18, 2018

You feel like you are in king's era. Everyone who precious history should visit this temple at least once in your life time

Thank Im-kush-Dee
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Our tuk tuk driver for the day brought us here, I would probly advise tuk tuk or taxi because I don’t think many or any buses go there!? Beautiful temple and the monks are so lovely explaining the history of the great temple and grounds!...More

Thank kaneLeicester
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We walked here from Embekke temple. Lovely walk through country lanes and rice fields. Friendly locals helped guide us up a short way to temple. Entry 300 rupees. Beautiful peaceful place on a hill rock with great views. Really nice inside and friendly helpful person...More

Thank 447Emma
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Climb up the stone steps to see this temple in its full glory. Amazing murals and scripts etched into the rock. Like all the temples we visited, locals are happy to talk and give information.

Thank j_r_melvin
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August 26, 2018|
Response from A L | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is an easy route. Quiet roads and paths, beautiful surroundings, not much climbing. Enjoy!
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March 24, 2018|
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Response from A L | Reviewed this property |
Difficult. You can take bus to Gadaladeniya junction. From there it is about 6km. We walked that part. No idea if there is a bus.
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August 11, 2015|
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Response from Sanjeewa P |
there are 2 routes, which one is accesible for any vehicle if u dont want to climb steps ,any local will tell if u ask them specifically