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Gadaldeniya Rd, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 70 333 3234
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All reviews paddy fields kandy road beautiful peaceful place entrance fee worth the effort well worth the visit sri lanka loop paintings temple hinduism era vishnu monk caretaker ivory tusks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Buddhist temple and renowned for its architecture and the Buddhist significant. A quick visit with about 30 minutes would be sufficient to extract all details about this place. If you are into architecture the structure of the main building will be an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best and oldest temple we visited, its a must do if you hate crowd and need to check real historical places

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Must see if you're taking a reserve taxi from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, or traveling through Matale. Visited during afternoon, so it was not crowded. The Bodhi trees, records carved on rock, surrounding view and mostly the architecture of the temple make it a worthwhile...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Sri Lanka, the land of elephant and bhudha. Another beautiful temple situated on small Hill top overlooking beautiful paddy fields

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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed September 21, 2018

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

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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

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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 3SEse7
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

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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