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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 days ago

After revisiting Bawa's lake temple after 4 year we where really shocked. They are now turning it into a Chinese temple and ruining Bawa's masterpiece. Unbelievable. We had tears in our eyes facing this disaster. How can they do a thing like this. What a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. Tourist fee Rs300 for visit to this temple n temple by Beira lake. Walking distance between these 2 temple 4mins. U may visit Colombo city centre after that to escape the heat 😅

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lina_sng
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit; fascinating array of offerings; a virtual museum & time capsule of wonderful artefacts

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank susanvC8034IY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peace of mind. U can go into your self. Surrender Self Realisation Care for others Respect your body, mind and consciousness U will get the above in this holy place.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MD A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learnt a lot about the mosque when we spent a few hours walking around it. It houses the smallest Buddha in the world.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is one of the oldest temples in Colombo and is also a tourist attraction point. The temple is situated in a very calm and peaceful environment and it's freely accessible to anyone (for tourists I think they may have to pay some entry...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank SushKhera
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is situated in the city centre.Only few kilometers from major hotels in Colombo.It’s just like a museum.So many ancient and beautiful things in that place.All should visit this temple.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank DAYAFTERSACHI
Reviewed 1 week ago

The size, detail and presence of this temple is well worth the visit There are many devotees visiting and there are a lot of artifacts to be viewed

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still i love this place . Very clam and quite area.secret place for buddhist .it is really beautiful place

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 853arunas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The biggest Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka and a beautiful, peaceful place. It has a nice museum and a souvenir store.

Date of experience: October 2019
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r0ckstar1982
7 January 2019|
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Response from pratapv2017 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any live elephant in the temple
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Chhavi G
18 December 2018|
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Response from 892ketanb | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how long you want to stay to be honest. We done it in less than 45 mins as once you've been to the main prayer rooms the rest is like a museum. But if you were to look through all the items they have on... More
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AnujH14
13 July 2017|
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Response from roshan_ferdi | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If you are staying at Ramada Colombo, Galle Face Beach is across the road from the hotel. so not a problem going there walking. from there you can hop into metre Taxi and go to Temple. From there can go to Bayllys... More
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