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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94-777-835-266
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The temple complex is worthwhile. Don't forget to visit one of the first hospitals in the world impressive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The temple complex is worthwhile. Don't forget to visit one of the first hospitals in the world impressive.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had a good time at Mihintale. One piece of advice would be to come quite early before the sun is too hot. Most of the site has to be done without shoes so the stones get very hot in the sunshine. The steps up to the different parts are not always proper steps which can be problematic on occasion.

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Paramaribo District, Suriname
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a really nice and authentic place! Be prepared to climb some stairs, but it will all be worth it. There are lots of local people visiting this place. It has really good value for money (especially compared to expensive Anuradhapura's ancient city!). The temples on top are beautiful but the way there is just as enchanting. Half a... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

when we went it was a holy day-so thousands of pilgrims, it all added to the atmosphere. (Be prepared for a long hot trek in bare feet-but definitely worth it.) fantastic views and atmosphere

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Breda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Unlike Anhuradnapura where there is more history to absorb, this place has little less to show but it is compact and condense and it comes with a great view of the landscape of northern Sri Lanka.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Totally worth visiting. It is not as overpriced as all the other temples in Sri Lanka (1.000 Rupies /Pax) but compared to others really worth seeing. Sunset is beautiful and sights are incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Such an amazing place just 15 mins from Anuradhapura. Beautiful dagoba and buddha perched high on the hill. You have an amazing view of the surrounding area once you climb to the top of a small rock on top of the hill. So worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this place is most important place among the buddhist people who is lived in the world then son of asoka emperor king in india 3rd century BC first time buddhism bought to sri lanka .that petiod king devanam piyathissa ruled the country then firstly met mahinda thero and devanam piyathissa king in this place and he embraced the buddhism and... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I cant say how many times I have visited as I have travelled over 40 times with local and foreign friends and relatives. Being a religious place where Buddhism was introduced to Sri Lanka when King Devanampiyatissa ruled Anuradhapura. This is a place of religious and Historic place one should not miss to visit in Sri Lanka.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very nice place to explore its not a must to climb for the rock because other places also gives that view without much differ. The best time to be there is 4pm to 6pm...

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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94-777-835-266
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Anuradhapura

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