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ඇතුගල/ Athugala

Awesome place to Visit. This is situated in Kurunegala District and town area. If you have vehicle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aruna D
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Top Ethu gala

this is nice view of the kurunegala,and heart of the kurunegala.this is very close place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PGBM2
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“elephant rock” (4 reviews)
“be careful” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
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"top of the rock"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to Visit. This is situated in Kurunegala District and town area. If you have vehicle , then will be easy to visit this place since roards are ok.

Thank Aruna D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is nice view of the kurunegala,and heart of the kurunegala.this is very close place to kurunegala

Thank PGBM2
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

I deal site for panoramic view of Kurunegala city. do have many ancient ruins and old temple to visit. no returents or lodging close to this place. recommend to travel with some snacks and drinks. do have road access and separate foot path to the...More

Thank kasthuri7
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Well it was a quick drive up to the mountain and the road was good. There's nothing much to do but the view was breathtaking... Worth going up for the view, people who like to walk might enjoy the path ...

Thank TharinduKande
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Whenever I stayed at Kurunegala or passed through it in the last 15 years or so, I admired the iconic, landmark statue in pure white sitting on top of the Ethagala rock and visible from almost anywhere in Kurunegala city. Ethagala takes its name from...More

Thank Seevali D
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

As others have mentioned, the views are amazing. Our driver drove us up the steep road, but I believe it can be hiked as well. It was raining a bit and areas can be quite slippery, so be careful. We went inside the temple/museum part...More

Thank rdubbs08
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

another white, great buddha situated on a high rock. It is a beauty of architecture in its kind. You can go by tuktuk or by foot, but the last option is quite a challenge and certainly not suitable for everyone. It is mainly a great...More

Thank Douglas A
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Highest residual mountain in Kurunegala. A Large samadhi Buddha statue is at top of the rock. You have to use steps on the rock or winding road to reach there.

Thank Pamila75
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Every time I pass through Kurunegala I have been struck by the beauty of this gigantic statue which overlooks the city from so far high. I was not aware that there is a motorable road all the way to the top. Visit it without fail...More

Thank Max J
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you visit Kurunegala, don’t miss a chance to walk on the Elephant rock up to the Buddha’s statue and temple. There is a astonishing view opening from the top of the rock, especially in evenings. Please, be aware of snakes and huge monitor lizards...More

Thank Seganart
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Response from sakukidentalhospital | Reviewed this property |
no if you climb it is good for your health but only morning ang evening otherwise too hot!
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