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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 71 838 1367
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“tuk tuk” (59 reviews)
“nice view” (38 reviews)
“steep climb” (15 reviews)
Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 71 838 1367
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A proper attraction that must be visited whilst in Kandy. Entry fees are applicable here, just like the rest of SL, and they loot tourists on this as usual. Not very fancy, but not worth the entry fees.

Thank kmajumdar
Reviewed 4 days ago

Get a lift up here, as the hill is pretty steep and the tuk tuks are cheap, but worth it for the wonderful view.

Thank cathhhhhh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our reward of spending some of our time in Big Buddha was the panoramic view of Kandy city. Prepare 250 rupees entrance fee and a little tip to watch your shoes. There's nothing more interesting here aside from the huge White Buddha statue and of...More

Thank Akimoto K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from the other side of the lake up to the Buddha and although a lot of people get tuk tuks, if you enjoy walking I would definitely recommend it as it makes up part of the experience too, otherwise you'll probably be in...More

Thank Pooknuckles
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had hired a tuk tuk driver for the day( make sure you haggle and tell them where you want to go, otherwise they take you places where they get commissions).. its a long ride up the hill. Take your shoes off before you enter...More

Thank WoodheadManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a lot of statues of Buddha in Sri Lanka. This one is not spectacular during day - probably Golden Buddha in Dumballa would be better, but during night all changes 180 degrees. Illumination and the view is amazing. Looks like there is also...More

Thank Karepiu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very huge statue. the place give you a panromic viwe of the city must visit . Use a tukvtuk to visit this hill.

Thank kamal1979
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A carm and a quite place in Kandy town. Situated in a mountain top. Tourist destination. Good for meditation.

Thank Sonali_Abeysinghe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to Go there, Only to Enjoy the view over Kandy city. You can climb the Buddha en see inside. Only 25 years old so no historical value.

Thank Robbert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing great. A big Buddha statue. You can see many like these in India. Nothing much there apart from that.

Thank Abhimanyu S
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16 March 2017|
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Response from travel m | Reviewed this property |
Not more than 20-30mins
31 October 2015|
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Response from Pi-Anna-3 | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't. They charge you 200 rupees to get in, as well as more money to look after your shoes! whilst I was there they followed me around asking me for more money in the form of donations.