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Very dirty place ; when you arrive there, a man begins to give you (friendly) some informations... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
André-Albert G
If you are already there, one should look at it.

It is nothing special. But the view over the harbor is awesome. It will be nice pictures you like... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Linz, Austria
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“small hill” (2 reviews)
“muslim” (5 reviews)
Beruwala, Beruwala 12070, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Very dirty place ; when you arrive there, a man begins to give you (friendly) some informations about the place (very common) and after, he asks you some money ! It is not honest because he does not say at first that the commonnesses which...More

Thank André-Albert G
Reviewed 12 February 2017

It is nothing special. But the view over the harbor is awesome. It will be nice pictures you like to show.

Thank 580haraldz
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

If you staying in bentota then it's worthwhile to visit this mosque...oldest in sri lanka. ..lovely views from the top ...

Thank AmBand
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The first recorded Muslim settlement on the island took place at Beruwela in 1024. The Kechimalai Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Sri Lanka, it is believed to be the site where the first Arab Muslims landed in Sri Lanka.Well, that was the...More

Thank drjavedrasheed
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Religious place, it's a nice Masjid on a small hill by the sea in Beruwala it can get very crowded during weekends mostly Muslim families visit this place also if you walk down the road it leads you to the edge of a fishing harbor...More

Thank Taiyoob A
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Every days at the prayer times, the muesin's weak up muslim community with his amplified speakers. Muslim's and Hindouisme communitys are living in harmony in this Bay.

Thank chehem
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Nice building structure of the Mosque as just in front of the ocean or fort. Try the fresh fruits selling by young boy at the entrance of the mosque.

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We visited the mosque as part of a half day trip around Beruwala and the adjoining village Buddhist Temple. Nice architecture, located on top of a hill besides moored fishing vessels. The historical site is based on the first (Yemeni) Muslims landing in Sri Lanka...More

Thank avorajee
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Interesting drive through local Beruwala roads, to see a traditional Sri Lankan Moor town. Made a small donation for a guided tour at the Mosque. It is situated on a small hill so the mosque itself did not sustain significant tsunami damage. Interesting architecture different...More

Thank AdrianB31965
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is the location where the first muslim traders from yemen landed in sri lanka. The mosque looks as though it has been recently rennovated. Well worth a visit for the beautiful mosque, as well as nearby harbour and beach.

Thank AbuAyyoub
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