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Don't be fooled by the modest exterior of this temple, originally built in 1870's. Step inside and behold some of the most exquisite and lavish murals depicting early 20th century buddist art. You must remove shoes and hats.
It was our cab driver who took us over to this temple. I must surely say that this place is amazing and breathtaking. If you are looking for a peaceful tour, do visit this place when you are in Colombo.
Take a guided tour of this iconic temple to see it at its best. I was amazed by some of the collected items such as an elephants foot and elephant tusks? Let alone the large collection of guns, strange things to find in a religious...More
Place itself is very beautiful and impressive, definitely worth to visit, but!
*just a tip*
if you will meet there a guy (he told he is an English teacher for children in this temple and could be because everyone knows him there) who wants to...More
This is both a temple and a museum with thousands of Buddhist statues and artefacts.
Wish there were more guided tours to understand what seems to be a wealth of history.
This place also has some vintage cars in the collection !
The temple is...More