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Full of ancient history a must go place

Beautiful place with ancient pillars, stairways, etc. Serene atmosphere. Nice place for a good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Beautiful, worth a visit

Our guide took us here on the way to Tangalle and we were so happy he did. The site costs 328Rs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kate W
London, United Kingdom
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Tissamaharama Road | Wellawaya, Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
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All reviews the main road rock carvings short walk sri lanka buddha statue visit this place approach road nice stop paddy fields nice and quiet place bit off the beaten track won t small restaurant enjoy art peaceful surroundings historical perspective mustard oil
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful place with ancient pillars, stairways, etc. Serene atmosphere. Nice place for a good photo shoots, especially selfies.

Thank andytaylor5657
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide took us here on the way to Tangalle and we were so happy he did. The site costs 328Rs (about £1.75) each. You buy the tickets and then drive closer to the site. From the car park it’s a short walk to the...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were really amazed by the history her. such long ancient culture. quite intriguing. surrounding is so serene...

Thank glendarasacal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Such ancient monument of a long lost history. Amazing history. (recommend to get help of the interpreter at the site...only 1 and half pounds. but its worth it.)

Thank jefftravis69
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice site, with lots of history. It is worth visiting. We dis it on our way to Koslanda.

Thank Maria Lucia S
Reviewed 1 July 2018

It is located couple of km fro Buttala on the Tissamaharamaya road. The Road leading to the temple is very unique and you can see very rare landscapes like Lake side views, Paddy fields, Jungle, Villages all of which in along one road. It is...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

It was a hidden gem and without a tour guide you probably won’t be able to find here. Dated back 10th century that one of the Buddhism called Mahavansa Buddha teaching sites. Pay a entrance fee of 300rupees to get in and have to walk...More

Thank Tai Sheng G
Reviewed 9 May 2018

With its meaning of 'Buddha image', Buduruwagala was named after rock-cut Buddha statues carved on a cliff located in the area. This 7-statue complex, which is of the Mahayana Buddha School, comprises of the huge standing Buddha figures traced back to 8th - 10th centuries...More

Thank RanmalF
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is a very attractive place. The carvings was done beautifully in the rock. The place around is so natural. Must visit place in Sri Lanka.

Thank lakshansilva
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We called in at this en route from Tangalla to Newark Eliya. A short pit stop of about 30 minutes was enough to take the short walk to the carvings, admire them and photograph them before moving on. All it costs is 310 rupees which...More

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Diane C
24 October 2016|
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Response from Dissa D | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. little bit of walking few steps. approx.150m I think