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61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A sacred buddhist temple,famous for a lock of hair of Lord Buddha is a must-visit place for tourists.There are innumerable beautiful statues of Lord Buddha,which includes a Zade Buddha.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ancient temple with lot of relics . Houses smallest buddha statue. The statue of buddha made in jade is amazing

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was well worth the visit as it definitely shows the culture of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, with its beautiful statues and antique shops. I was one of the lucky ones to see a baby elephant walk by which I was told was surprisingly common....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have gone to the gangaramaya temple three or four times and it always brings that calming feeling. temple is situvated in a busy part of Colombo close to main roads. This feeling of serenity is something I value. Being a Buddist I like to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wowwww !!!! It was amazing massive crowd my kids enjoed it happily had many things to see around well organized

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

To visit the history and religious location which is personified in this sacred area is a once in a life time experience. Tranquility and silence prevail as you soak up the atmosphere of such an icon place.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first reaction on entering was WOW, there was so much to look at from all angles. It would have bee pointless trying to take photo's they would not do the place justice. The colours were amazing. Wandering outside we found even more things to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a temple with historical value, For Buddhists it is a convenient place to worship before or after their work. Calm and quite place to meditate and relax your mind. It is a mix of Sri Lankan, Indian and Thai architecture. and it is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple was really nice to visit. It is big and has many statues, painting, art works and even a relic (a pack of Buda’s hair). You can see beautiful images of Buda and many budist and hindu gods and goddesses.

Thank mariaceciliatissot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For some reason we never managed to visit this temple on our last visit to Colombo, but following a recent trip by other friends and recommendations from locals who we spoke to decided to pay a visit. Entrance fee is nominal at LK300 per person...More

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13 July 2017|
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Response from roshan_ferdi | 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
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
27 June 2017|
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Response from roshan_ferdi | 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