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“One of the temple to visit when in Colombo”

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
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US$55.00*
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Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk
Ranked #14 of 155 things to do in Colombo
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We had sometime before leaving for airport on the last day.so we decided to visit the temple. It was 300lkr per person for entrance which also includes the visit to lake temple. They both were good to visit.But some of the articles displayed in the name of museum was not maintained and i did not like the idea of having temple and those articles together. Lake temple looked good but it was so hot in the noon that i guess it will be good to visit during late afternoon.

Thank Dipannita
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

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Great place. Must go there. Don't know what else yo day just trying to leave review of bad Blue Haven driver really

Thank Jane094Wales
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This place is a fusion of a Buddhist Temple and an entertainment for tourists. You may feel the soul of Buddhism but IMHO that is not one of the Sacred places. Although there is a quite big museum of presents and that's worth taking a look)

Thank ShefSomelier
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this temple last week for a boodhi Poojawa 7 Days in a row last week. This temple is a calm place where you can do you religious actives peacefully.

Thank Sanharsha J
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Walked to this temple from our hotel via Seema Malaka Temple which is just across the road from this one. We paid at the first temple (150 each) and it included visiting this one as well.

On arriving you have to walk around without your shoes so would advice to carry some socks with you as some of the floors can get quite hot! If you are not dressed correctly then they will give some cloths to cover yourself up with.

The route is numbered so can't get lost and we found it was a mixture of temple and museum artefacts! We did ask someone what all the museum bits were about and was told they were ancient relics!! Don't think so when we saw a boom box and also two toy tornado airplanes on display! At the end of the tour there is a car museum which consists of about 8 cars which are from the British era .

There are a few temple bits to see and The Praying Tree is worth seeing. Enjoyed what I saw and past a couple of hours or so!

Thank Margo P
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