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Authentic and quiet place

In the summer of 2018 we (Dutch familie of 4, kids 13 and 18) travelled to discover the beauties of... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
BVvdB
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The Netherlands
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Beautiful White Stupa

Very quaint Stupa surrounded by a lovely lily pond. It is painted in the usual brilliant white and... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Bozeman-Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

In the summer of 2018 we (Dutch familie of 4, kids 13 and 18) travelled to discover the beauties of Sri Lanka. We walked to this dagoba from our hotel en were charmed by the way it is surrounded by water with water lilies. The...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Very quaint Stupa surrounded by a lovely lily pond. It is painted in the usual brilliant white and catches the sun beautifully. It is right beside the lake which makes for a lovely walk. We were in Tissa for two days doing Yala Safaris. If...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

If you are passing this temple en route to your destination, this is a good place to visit since a museum is also situated next to the temple, showcasing the history of Sir Lanka..

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

If you are staying in Tissa and have time to explore the town - e.g., before / after a Safari, this is nice to visit and you can easily walk from the Tissa main road

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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

This dagoba here is smaller than the main one to the east, but it's quaint in its own way, as it's surrounded by a moat with lotus leaves. It also offers more tranquility, as it's not as crowded.

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Thank YY_Xie
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful, people seem to forget leave this pagoda out. There is a small museum to the side that has pieces dating back to 2BC.

Thank SteveWeston888
Reviewed April 26, 2017

The place is quiet big and very neatly maintained. I liked the Pure white color be it the temple exterior or the white clothes of the locals and even the hotel linen and bathrooms are sparkling white. Its really amazing

Thank mythili_rm19
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

I live in Sri lanka and have never even heard of this temple let alone visited. This time traveling to kataragama did some research ad this temple was on my iteniary. I was very very impressed. Dating more than 2500 years. Supposed to have been...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2017

Fascinating place right next to the main road from Debarawewa to Tissa. Huge dagoba apparently filled with earth with some interesting carvings on the perimeter walls. Nice setting with water around. Ancient and interesting.

Thank LondonLLB
Reviewed January 20, 2017

This place is a 'must' for anyone travelling in the Tissamaharama area and interested in the history of Buddhism. It is a huge stupa believed to have been built some 2,300 years ago. It is surrounded by a fascinating wall with sculpures of details of...More

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