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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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Private Day Tour: Anuradhapura and Mihintale from Dambulla
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We will never forget this experience. The climb is very difficult and potentially dangerous. The view from the top is outstanding. The whole climb has to be made shoeless and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We will never forget this experience. The climb is very difficult and potentially dangerous. The view from the top is outstanding. The whole climb has to be made shoeless and hatless

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mihintale hilltop is a very spiritual place, with several sights, also offering great sunset views. The 1800 steps are far less strenuous than they sound, it takes about 20' to the top. Mind that it can be crowded.

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prague
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival we met a guide who offered to show us around. We were glad he did. From what we planned to be a 30 min visit we spent 90min learning whilst taking some great pictures. I would highly recommend that you too seek him out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a one hour ride by bike from Anuradhapura and an approx. 20 minutes walk up. Entrance fee is Rs. 500 and on the top you'll habe the chance to go up to three different peaks. We enjoyed the one with the dagoba most. Btw: There's some maintenance work going on at the moment, bit still wort a visit.

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Buckinghamshire, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth seeing for the black pond which is very tranquil, and climbing the "rock". We went on a weekend which was busy but a real experience seeing and meeting Sri Lankan people on a day out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit is best with a local guide whom will provide the background story which will make the Visit much more interesting. With do many choice to chose from in Anuradhapura this is highly recommended and cost only 500Rb .

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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always interesting to find out more about the roots of a culture by learning about its early history and this is a great site to begin your exploration of the surrounding sites.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice place to visit in around 1 to 2 hours. Amazing to see at sunset. Peaceful and quiet, with a great view on the region from the top of the big rock !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the mountain where Buddhism was introduced to sri Lanka by Ven Arahat Mahinda and Inian saint to the King Devanam Piyatissa 2500 years ago and is an important place to visit. It could be crowded during Full Moon days, the mountain top can be climbed all protections are available. very peaceful place and important for any Buddhist specially.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss the sunset on the top of the mountain. Awesome views.you have to climb a few steps so take water bottles with you. Only 13km east of anuradhapura. Don't miss this.

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