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Unbelievable, remarkable and amazing

There are multiple buddha statues in different physical forms, all carved out of single rock! The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great to visit

We really loved our visit to this place. The four Buddha statues were grand. Amazing to think they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are multiple buddha statues in different physical forms, all carved out of single rock! The details on each statue are well preserved even after getting exposed to rain and sunlight.

Thank 615i
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved our visit to this place. The four Buddha statues were grand. Amazing to think they were carved in one slab of rock, this is mind blowing. Remember to have a spare pair of socks on a hot day to save burning your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just loved this place. The four Buddha statues were incredibly majestic. Considering they were carved in one slab of rock, this is quite an architectural feat. The reclining Buddha was our favorite. It was huge and imposing.

Thank Ivy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw Ruins of ancient polonnaruwa kingdom. Better to start early morning, so can skip the sun light. It takes around 4-5 hours to cover main attractions.

Thank Damith B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place so well preserved. A short walk from the coach / car park but we were rewarded by seeing a Kingfisher and chipmunks! Lots of locals desperate to sell you their tourist goods.

Thank EMELeicestershire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's very amazing 3 statues of Buddhas ruins and vely clam and quite place. Lots of people are there

Thank Rocco S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

t's unbelievable how they have done such a craft with rock. Don't miss. Spent 4 hours cycling the main sections of the peaceful atmosphere. Best done with sandals as many of the temples require no shoes and appropriate dress. Highly recommended day outing.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I was wanting to write about Ravana Cave in Srilanka for a long time now. This review is essential because there are so many pics on what is there on top of the hill lie say a burnt down palace, etc. But it is not...More

Thank MathuramN
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is an ancient image house with top level Sri Lankan craftsmanship. Recommend this place for everyone and a must visit in the ancient city. Need modest dress code in enter in this place

Thank Pamila75
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The carving of these three Buddha postures out of the rock face are exceptional and the detail and smoothness of the work is quite beautiful. In addition the background carving behind is well worth examining, particularly that surrounding the seated Buddha. An easy walk on...More

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Rajesh S
17 August 2018|
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Response from Pouya V | Reviewed this property |
just in front of the rock temple of the Buddha, yes.