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Thimbirigasyaya Rd, Colombo 00500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Take a guided tour of this iconic temple to see it at its best. I was amazed by some of the collected items such as an elephants foot and elephant tusks? Let alone the large collection of guns, strange things to find in a religious...More

Thank jrnewson
Reviewed 4 days ago

Place itself is very beautiful and impressive, definitely worth to visit, but! *just a tip* if you will meet there a guy (he told he is an English teacher for children in this temple and could be because everyone knows him there) who wants to...More

Thank Yaroslava_Yakovenko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is both a temple and a museum with thousands of Buddhist statues and artefacts. Wish there were more guided tours to understand what seems to be a wealth of history. This place also has some vintage cars in the collection ! The temple is...More

Thank Lall888
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its so nice to see the Asokaramaya Buddha and Im amazed seeing it. This buddha is different from the buddha i saw in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos.

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple has several levels, where Buddha idols are kept. Each and every idol is unique. Also the huge Bodhi tree is very nice to see.

Thank Thiagarajan V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has very positive vibes and one can feel the energy. The statue of Lord Buddha is mesmerizing.

Thank KhalidNavigator
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is nice to pass by it while touring the city nothing so special for me yet it was a nice stop during our tour

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have often felt a spiritual connection when visiting temples in the past, and Buddhist ones in particular. Maybe its because I'm not use to the statues being painted in bright colours, but went away feeling completely unmoved. The colleague I was travelling with felt the...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We came here on a day visit to colombo as one of the sites to see. It is very colourful and has some spectacular statues, lots of collections of bits and bobs with no explanation on where they are from. The place smells fantastic, probably...More

Thank Rhysdeiniol
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Quite tricky to find - not all tuk tuk drivers know where it is. Once there, enjoy the peaceful tranquility only 50 metres from a busy road junction. Clean, well maintained and a beautiful sacred no tree, with a lot of history, and is very...More

Thank Paul B
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It's free of charge
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Response from AllPraisestoGod | Reviewed this property |
Not too far away. It can be covered with tuk tuk
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