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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
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
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
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
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
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