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Buddhist rock temple

An interesting place to visit for tourists to see some ancient buddhist worship, some caves... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Sunshine Coast
A good place to visit during your tour at Rathnapura

This is an ancient temple where you find some rock carvings and caves. A good place that calm you... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Jacob D
United Kingdom
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| Pallebedda, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

An interesting place to visit for tourists to see some ancient buddhist worship, some caves, carvings and paintings on the rock. New additions have been made with a giant statute of the standing Buddha. Also has a Hindu Temple to the Kataragama god. Steep steps...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is an ancient temple where you find some rock carvings and caves. A good place that calm you down and can spend the day exploring statue and you might have some photographic locations too. This is a buddhists temple and respect their religion while...More

Thank Jacob D
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

A Buddhist temple with a rich history. This place is a prime example of the work of ancient Sinhala Buddhist people. Temple is resides on a rock and you can find many caves too. You can find writings on caves and carvings which dates back...More

1  Thank Chathubhanu
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Has historical value.Climbing the rock is more fun with a group of friends.Has a beautiful view on top with a lovely breeze

1  Thank nilusharatnayake
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

If you're travelling ebilipitiya to rathnapura sankapala temple can worship historical place peace full environment. Good view better to climb afternoon season. During the king dutugemune period pussadewa has been built this temple

1  Thank dumi2013
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have visited several times to this temple as it gives much peace and away from the city. Stones are tamed to make statues and steps.

Thank rohan2525
Reviewed 12 January 2017

In between Rathnapura and hambanthota .4-5 hours from colombo .Very nice ancient paintings and rock writings can be seen there .

Thank NishD
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Temple has a history(As far as I know and studied) nearly 137 BC. Giant Pussa Deva (One of the Great 10 Giants In Great King Dutugemunu's Army) rewarded this village for his service to the King. After several years of Ruling the village became a...More

1  Thank Asoka E
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Past of the March I have searched some nearby places to visit and found this historical attraction. If you're looking for some historical places. You may go there. Nice temple placed on pallebadda near Ratnapura Sri lanka.

2  Thank Lakmal78
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I have been there in this April after the new year with our family members. Nice place to visit and worship if you are a Buddhist.

2  Thank Ruvinda V
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