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Private Day Tour: Anuradhapura and Mihintale from Dambulla
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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 783 5266

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Climb for only 12 minutes and you'll reach the main area. Then reach the rock, Buddha or temple in only another 5mins for each place. We spent a total of one hour and saw all three. It is only 10-15min drive/tuk tuk from the ancient...More

1  Thank G7904TBkatel
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can climb up the main rock as well. The best time to visit during the sunset. It can be windy. The view from the top is spectacular!

1  Thank mep00
Reviewed 1 week ago

An ancient place and historically important place for Sri Lankans as well as for Buddhism followers around the world. It is believed this is the place where Lord Buddha's teachings arrived in SL. The then King who ruled the country started following Lord Buddha's teachings....More

1  Thank Tiggerchair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What I think is that if you haven't visited this place better hurry up. In my personal experience its really difficulty to carry flowers or food items to the top because of the monkeys around the walking parth are waiting to drag them...scary😣

Thank Chathurika R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Minhintale was one of my most favourites places in Sri Lanka. beautiful, peaceful, scenic, not so crowded with tourists, definitely worth to visit

Thank Haraszti J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an ancient place and a extremely historically important place for sri lankans as well as for buddhism followers around the world. This is believed to be the place where venerable mahinda thero arrived with lord buddhas teachings. The king who ruled the...More

Thank Sapaya
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is Sri Lanka's one of leading sacred places .... if you are willing to visit the sight recommend to visit in early morning or morning hours or else in bit late evening as the rock is not covered by any single tree it will...More

Thank Asanka F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We left early from Anuradhapura on our way to Sirigya with our driver and had this place largely to ourselves, and, though the top of the hill was covered in mist at first, this added to the atmosphere. We hired a guide at the start...More

Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 14 May 2017

15km/ 20mins drive from Anuradhapura City. Takes about 1-2 hours to climb to top. But needs at least one day to go through the entire archaeological structure. According to the history, this is the place where the Buddhism was brought to Sri Lanka. A sacred...More

Thank Lamindu
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We didn't climb from the lowest level but mid-level. The climb was very nice and easy. The view from the rock of the Dagoba was super.

Thank Devdutt L
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Mixa207
Hi, I would like to know how many steps do I have to climb to visit the complex. Many thanks!
20 November 2016|
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Response from whenyouwishuponastar | Reviewed this property |
As far as fitness level, my husband and I are 66 and 67 and had no problem climbing all 1860. We did not take the short cut.
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sarahthompsontravels
Would you recommend a female solo traveller to visit here alone at sunset? I really want to go!
6 October 2016|
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Response from whenyouwishuponastar | Reviewed this property |
I would feel safe, but am not sure how late it is open. There are guards around.
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sarahthompsontravels
Would you recommend a female solo traveller to visit here alone at sunset? I really want to go!
6 October 2016|
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Response from Pavel S | Reviewed this property |
Sure
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