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Address: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94-777-835-266
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Private Day Tour: Anuradhapura and Mihintale from Dambulla
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Make sure you wear something that covers your knees. They will offer you cloth to wrap around for a small fee if you do not have appropriate clothing. Stairs up but not to... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Make sure you wear something that covers your knees. They will offer you cloth to wrap around for a small fee if you do not have appropriate clothing. Stairs up but not to strenuous, you can stop on your way up. Very peaceful with great views.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is special. Don't miss it! Much preferred it to the main sites in Anaradapura and the kids liked it too. The climb to the top of the 'rock' is a little tricky and gets a little crowded so patience is required.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my most favourite place among all visited place in Sri Lanka. You have to climb a lot of steps, be prepared. Take a guide, it is worth than roaming alone. My guide agreed for 200 Srilankan Rupees. Watching sunset is a surreal experience, so please go in the afternoon. You will surely love the place, greenery and water... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

my driver recommended me to visit it at this time of the afternoon to avoid the midday heat. The Stairway is a series of flights, 1843 ancient granite slab steps lead majestically up the hillside. On the second landing I took on the services of a guide (Rs 1000), it is also where the monks’ refectory is located with huge... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not really a lot I can add other than worth taking a guide, lots of history you won't get otherwise. Very quiet for tourists and lots and lots of locals. We became a bit of an attraction with local kids with them photo bombing us. They were so friendly. Summed up Sri Lanka for us. The views are just amazing,... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place in the afternoon. Around 4 pm is the recommended time because of the heat. You have to walk on your socks or bare feet and the stones and sand can be very hot. We had a guide and he explained everything very well. We also visited some secret hidden spots. The sunset is also very nice... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good temples some interesting sites the old hospital is thought provoking a lot of steps to some amazing views back to Anuradhapura and other directions

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Thank JKaussi
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is only place where you can see clear sunset in Anuradhapura. But it is 18Km away from Milano Hotel.

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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see for a couple of hours if you dont mind walking steps. I advise to go early morning then its not too hot there. Certainly a must see when you pass by

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to admire the three temples & sunset. It was a good workout but worth it. We went by tuk tuk.

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