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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

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Address: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0718381367

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Great view of the city

This is a temple located at probably the highest point of the city. You can drive upto the temple. Once you reach there you can have an amazing view of the Kandy city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo District, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

This is about few minutes drive away from the city centre.you can see 360 view of Kandy and sorrounding.It is a Buddhist temple so please wear the proper dress and take off the shoes at the entrance. There will be a charge of 250 ruppees each.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This Budha here is the eye arresting form , entrance is very inviting . The entry ticket is high - flight of stairs atop the hill can be discouraging to the people with knee pain . But , once up there the view is breath taking .

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a temple located at probably the highest point of the city. You can drive upto the temple. Once you reach there you can have an amazing view of the Kandy city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Nice experience but very crowded at the time of ritual. Still worth rubbing shoulders. Its magnificent during evening after the sunset. Hard to see the tooth but if you are lucky can bear the push and ull, then can see the golden cover, at least!

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

That temple is in a high place.so easy to have good photos of Kandy city.I think the best time to go there is after 4 pm FLOWERS ARE AVAILABLE IN FRONT GATE. In side the temple a book shop is available .can get the sun set experience. Don't forget to bring water.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Do not miss to visit this gigantic statue of Lord Buddha 88 ft in height at 850 ft high from Sea level.The staue, overlooking the city of KANDY, is on the hill top called SRI MAHA BODHI MAHA VIHARA and a birds eye view of KANDY from the top is AWE SOME, NOT TO BE MISSED. There are statues of... More 

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Udupi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I've walked there from tooth temple. It is around 2km away from the temple of tooth or from kandy lake. Just ask for Kandy police station, from police station there is a road going upward by which you can reach this statue. Well built nice statue. worth visiting if you are in kandy. I have not paid any fee as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Entry fee is 200 rupees. Nice view during a short visit. limited number of things to see in the temple. Good choice of postcards in the shop though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice place to get an aerial view of Kandy. Entry fees is 200LKR. You have to climb bare foot to the top on steep steps. So avoid going in the afternoon as it might hurt a lot !

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Dahab, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Buddha look soooo great on this hill!This place one of the "must see" in Sri Lanka!You can see very beautiful view from the hill

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