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Beautiful complex

This monastery is very beautiful with amazing statue of lord Buddha. One immediately feels peace of... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Jaganba
Beautiful relax environment

Very nice place.when you stat the tour there is a rock you can climb .top of the rock very nice... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
aruna s
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May 22, 2018
“Beautiful complex”
Apr 20, 2018
“Beautiful relax environment ”
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Buddhangala, Ampara 32000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

This monastery is very beautiful with amazing statue of lord Buddha. One immediately feels peace of mind on entering the complex. Located on top of a rock and between the woods.

Thank Jaganba
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place.when you stat the tour there is a rock you can climb .top of the rock very nice view .we liked the temple .more than that we like the nature.

Thank aruna s
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This is another calm and nice monastery located not far from Ampara but situated in deep woods on a rock mountain. Need to climb a rock, but it is worth because of the calmness. Very important in Sri Lankan history.

Thank Nilusha A
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Better if you visit early in the morning or late in the evening. It's so tough with rough sunlight. So avoid that. It's a scared Buddhist monastery, so when you go there, wear proper white color clothes. While you visit, make sure to keep your...More

Thank Sudesh I
Reviewed January 15, 2017

A must visit place in Ampara. Just 6km off from Ampara city. Really a very calm monastery. I was surprised about the Awasa(the place where monks stay) under the rock. I think its better to go there in the evening. Because of the sun. Its...More

Thank ysa1234
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Situated in quite deep inside the jungle and on a mountain, this monastery is a historically important and naturally nice place to visit. If you visit make sure to grab a book on buddangala history to guide you about the importance of the place.

2  Thank DakshithaLK
Reviewed November 3, 2016

This is a local place of worship for Buddhists and has an Archaeological value. The monastery is very calm, even though it is exposed to very hot sun during the day time. Villagers used to visit here more frequently during Poson (June) Poya.

1  Thank Amila Dananjaya D
Reviewed October 9, 2016

The Buddhangala Monastery lies deep in the jungles about 6 km off Ampara city.This area belonged to the Digamadulla Kingdom which was started by Prince Dighayu in the 4th century BC.Place was covered by thick jungle infested with wild animals.You can see wild elephant near...More

Thank DAYAFTERSACHI
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This is an ancient Buddhist Monastery situated in Ampara District. We can find a long kuha, where monks used to Meditations. In this Temple, they recently built a copy of Gal Vihara too.

1  Thank SudarsK
Reviewed September 4, 2016

This isolated beauty is situated couple of kilometres away from the Ampara town. It's best to visit the temple site early morning or in the evenings as it is situated on a rock and the Rock could get very hot during the day time, but...More

Thank Gimeshika D
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