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“One of more memorable places in Sri Lanka” 5 of 5 stars
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Mihintale
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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Nueva York, Nueva York
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“One of more memorable places in Sri Lanka”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Beautiful setting and views with a number of historic stupas, stairways and buildings to see. The view is beautiful and 360 degree panoramic.

Visited February 2013
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“Nice and peaceful monument complex.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Complex monuments on the hill, climb up 1840 steps of stair to the top. This place is very important about as the first place that Buddhism settled in Sri Lanka. Especially, beuatyful sunset will be seen at Aradhana Gala, stone-top mountain. Admission fee 500 RS per one.

Visited February 2013
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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“Great place to be!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Although a small place compared to Anuradhapura or Polonnaruwa, this mount is worth the visit.

There's a stupa at one hilltop, another on the 'plaza' between the 3 tops. The other hilltop sports a buddha statue. The highlight has to be the viewpoint rock-top! You climb up some rock-hewn steps to the cluster of rocks and have a solid 360 degree view of the surrounding valleys. You can even see the huge stupas of Anuradhapura from here. Wind is strong and wonderful.

Great place!

Visited January 2013
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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“A must visit location in Sri Lanka”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

A steep up hill climb but fabulous views of the county-side from the top. Beware helpers who will charge you for accompanying you to the top, unless of course you want some help!

Visited January 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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“Steep climb but worth the view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Do not attempt the last clamber if you are not sure footed. Although there are plenty of people willing to help you for a fee

Visited January 2013
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