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Reviewed 2 days ago

t is believed that Kelaniya is the place from where King Vibeeshana ruled after being crowned by Lakshmana. As Lord Rama was in exile for 14 years, could not take part in any coronation ceremony, deputed his younger brother Prince Lakshmana to crown Vibeeshana. Today...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience at Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara was very satisfying. Brilliant sculptures and lovely wall paintings took the breath away !

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ramakrishnan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice to visit and Historical temple in Sri Lanka, you can see the arts in this temple, if you came to Sri Lanka please don't forget

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank johnBareusa
Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

We stayed here for 4days even though it's bit away from city centre never felt it gave immense nature effect if you want queit natural place no other accommodation can match this place top class service tasty food the staffs treats you like a king...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank pinttexx
Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

This is a very important temple for Buddhists. It is a very beautiful temple with amazing murals in the walls depicting stories about Buddha. The place has a nice spiritual aura and there were many worshippers around. It is about an your's drive from Colombo...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bluezen
Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

One of the many temples we visited - this one a particular sacred site as is one of the places visited by Buddha when he came to Sri Lanka-there is a huge reclining sleeping Buddha inside-probably of all the temples this is one of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MarkIngmanthorpe
Reviewed 6 August 2019

This is one of the most sacred buddhist temples in the country which is believed to be a place a buddhist should have definetely visited. Little off from Colombo, yet worth visiting if you are a art lover. It is has some attractive centuries old...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank aaronwalker49
Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

Ancient place to visit.. Of very high importance to all nationalities... Situated in Western province just 17 km away from heart of colombo..

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 477shashankaa
Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

Show this place very good i like go this place nice good viwe good i like this place coluombo nice and good

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 371sakeels
Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

This is the one of the place lord buddha came in Sri Lanka. Very relaxing place. Lot of foreigners use to come here. One of the tourist arrack place in Colombo area. Lot of things to see. There is a museum also. Close by kelaniya...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Hi, you can take bus which goes route No 135 from Kohuwala to Kelaniya.
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