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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 70 333 3234
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kandy city” (75 reviews)
“tuk tuk” (74 reviews)
“nice view” (41 reviews)
LOCATION
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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+94 70 333 3234
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"kandy city"
in 75 reviews
"tuk tuk"
in 74 reviews
"nice view"
in 41 reviews
"steep climb"
in 15 reviews
"great views of kandy"
in 11 reviews
"police station"
in 7 reviews
"small entrance fee"
in 6 reviews
"walk up"
in 13 reviews
"from afar"
in 6 reviews
"highest point"
in 6 reviews
"small temple"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 27 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 10 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 30 reviews
"donation"
in 53 reviews
"buddha"
in 170 reviews
"shoes"
in 73 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Super impressive up close! Lovely view of Kandy and surrounding region. My wife and I walked up and down, an easy steady walk for those of moderate fitness. Small entrance fee for temple, make sure you take trousers and cover for shoulders. Worth a walk...More

Thank Dan D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We made the trip up to the Bahiravokanda Vihara statue, which is up a very steep track, but it was well worth the visit. You can climb the stairs up the side of the statue, which is about 20 metres tall, but the views over...More

Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was evening by the time we got to go up and the sun was just setting, definitely a place to see sun set from. The staff here were really friendly. A lovely place to visit.

Thank Sai K
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong it’s an interesting place; however the main reason for going should be the views of Kandy... they’re pretty damn good. You have to an pay entrance fee in addition to a ‘shoe storage’ fare; I’m not entirely sure that it was...More

Thank Emily G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot go completely to the top of the Buddha, but still you will have a wonderful view of Kandy up there. Make sure to bring some socks, because the floor is gonna be very hot from the sun and shoes are not allowed.

Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive buddah and temple. Be sure to visit in the am. You jave to check your shoes before climbing tile stairs to the temple. There's no mats on the stairs & we nearly burned our feet just getting up to the entry. Great view from...More

Thank Laurie S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you climb the hill where this big white Buddha is located and you will be rewarded with a magnificent view over Kandy. You could also take a tuktuk to the top. There is a shack where you can leave your shoes for a...More

Thank palawandave
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant views and good walk if you’re looking to stretch your legs. Tuk Tuks can take you up and back but it’s well worth the walk up from the main road. Note: wear or pack socks as you will be required to leave your shoes...More

1  Thank Emma W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The temple was not al that special. We only had a few hours so we decided to visit this temple instead of the temple of the tooth. Besides the size of this temple and that there is no admissions fee there is nothing realy special...More

Thank Femke v
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The Buddha is seen from all areas of Kandy so it was great to see it up close. A steep yet rewarding walk when you reach the top with great views of Kandy. Worth a visit.

Thank Kel_London1
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Rookantha
16 March 2017|
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Response from travel m | Reviewed this property |
Not more than 20-30mins
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ilovefood780
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.
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