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Kirinda Viharaya

Kirnda, Kirinda 82614, Sri Lanka
+94 75 082 9708
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Temple on the rock and awsome beach

Very awsome temple on the rock over ocean and Kirinda beach. Not so far from Tissa. For thé way... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Roman V
via mobile
Amazing view with historic value

Amazing view. However best time to visit is during the evening coz it's very sunny and hot during... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TForTravelWeb
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Average14%
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“on the rocks” (3 reviews)
“buddha statue” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Kirnda, Kirinda 82614, Sri Lanka
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+94 75 082 9708
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"panoramic view"
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"on the rocks"
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"buddha statue"
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"well worth a visit"
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"top of the rock"
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"amazing place"
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"sea"
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"history"
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"beach"
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"maha"
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"princess"
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"vihara"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very awsome temple on the rock over ocean and Kirinda beach. Not so far from Tissa. For thé way use Tuk Tuk from Tissa its very Cheap. Enjoy a beautiful Kirinda beach without people, with rocks and big waves. Looks like a paradise. Must visit!...More

Thank Roman V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing view. However best time to visit is during the evening coz it's very sunny and hot during the day time

Thank TForTravelWeb
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The temple was just so calm , clean. Sitting on the rocks along the sea was very soothing , amazing place to see sunset and enjoy evening breeze .

Thank subrat s
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The temple is built on the top of huge rock formation on the edge of the ocean. The views are stunning.

Thank vvalker
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Situated at the edge of the sea on top of a rock/high ground about 0.5 km from Yala junction. History of a first ever known Tsunami and princess Viharamaha Davi being sacrificed to the sea to stop the tsunami. History says she beached on the...More

Thank Ruwan W
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if you’re in the area for the views but i wouldn’t be travelling a long way to see it. You have to leave your shoes at the entrance.

Thank When-on-me-travels
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

this is historically valuable place. beautiful scenario is there.you can see the beautiful indian ocean

Thank Dimuthu S
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Located around 250m far from Yala turning junction in the Kirinda road. Situated in a high ground on a rock. So have a fascinating view of beach and sea. Can see two light houses in a clear weather.

Thank SandaruVish
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Most amazing place if you want to see a starry night in a location away from most civilization comforting and a relaxing holiday environment good choice of food and the beach is not crowded with people overall it is an excellent place to stay if...More

Thank arnold k
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Having spent time at the Temple of Tooth in Kandy we nearly didn't go - but what an experience. Very busy with locals as it was holiday time in fact were the only 2 Europeans there. Interesting history of the princess who was found floating...More

Thank Colonel-Chris
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