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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

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Address: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0718381367

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There is a nice view from top of statue, but sometimes it's close which means you can get just on Buddhas nap, but still great view on whole Kandy... Fee is just 200ruppies

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was at the top of a long steep hill and I was so hot when I got to the top but completely worth it! It is very big and standing underneath it you realise how enormous it is. Could climb up to the shoulders and had an amazing view of kandy. Buddhists were wandering around and it had a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Impressive Buddha but not worth the journey to the top. Looks better from afar. There is a nice view of Kandy from the Buddha but pretty average all in all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

There is a nice view from top of statue, but sometimes it's close which means you can get just on Buddhas nap, but still great view on whole Kandy... Fee is just 200ruppies

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautiful View of the city from the statue. Make sure you take a rickshaw to the statue the walk downhill is fun. You can also browse some of the stores and local markets en route the city center.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It is grate experience and it is situated on a top of a Kandian Hill. Within easy reach from the city.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A place to worship lord Buddha & very calm environment with cool relaxation. Highly appreciate this amazing temple.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I found this rather disappointing as the construction of the Statue was, for me, missing something. It seemed so concerned with being big and visible from far away that it was not constructed to include the up close connection as well when you go up to it, as you could not really see the actual Buddha so high above your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very imposing statue overlooking the city. Definitely worth a visit say or night easy reached by tuk tuk although tourists do pay a fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Amazing, beautiful views a bit unloved looking. Pay for flowers, enhance and shoe donation. The man who takes your shoes wants paying too, of course.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a calm and soothing place to visit on top of a hill. There is a nominal fee for tourists. The view from top is fascinating

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Address: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0718381367
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy

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