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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 71 838 1367
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average21%
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“kandy city” (73 reviews)
“tuk tuk” (63 reviews)
“nice view” (39 reviews)
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 71 838 1367
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buddha on hill is just about worth visiting as the entrance fee is low You get to go close up to the Buddha statue about 88 feet tall but it’s not that special as the view from a distance is just as good . You...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Located on a hill top, this temple is worth visiting as Kandy is also visible from here-bidr's ey view. A little bit of Buddha's history is available here. Make sure you mention SAARC passport holder to the ticket collector to get discount.

Thank Prakash M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This statue is fine to be viewed from afar! We spent about 5 minutes there. It was only LKR 200 to get in but you also had to make a donation to leave your shoes. Once you’re there it’s difficult to see the statue as...More

Thank N0bes
Reviewed 3 days ago

The road to this Buddha statue is more one to do by tuktuk: good, but narrow and steep. Entry fee is 350 rupees. the statue itself does not provide much of an history; it is all about the vieuw. You can climb up the stairs...More

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good location build this temple, please very cram and peaceful, This is nice viw point in Kandy,

Thank Neel L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Buddhist temple located just outside of Kandy town. From the city centre it takes about 10mins to get there in a vehicle. It has a stunning view of Kandy town including the lake, the railway station, the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the...More

Thank Dhushan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go in the morning. Any other time might be too hot to too crowded. It's a beautiful viewpoint and quite serene.

Thank danniestah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive statue. Built with great effort and finesse that seems to have been lost these days. They aimed for perfection and got it right. Toilets were clean for a change.Use them here We walked up and down the hill. Good workout for the morning.Tuk Tuk...More

Thank Mabs Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is situated high up in Kandy & has a lovely view over the city. It is worth the trip to view, although you are asked for a donation to leave your shoes at the bottom, must pay an entry fee & are again...More

Thank Ash D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great to escape the chaos of the town centre. spent about 1/2-1 hour here. Climbed the steps at the back of the state. Great views of kandy and surrounding hills. Quiet and good to view as the sunsets behind the buddha. Steep walk up and...More

Thank bsmart40
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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.