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All reviews worth the climb buddhism in sri lanka surrounding countryside top of the rock tuk tuk buddha statue nice sunset kaludiya pokuna few steps walk up late afternoon bare feet without shoes worth the effort nice walk entry fee holy site
A must do if you are in the area, quite the climb but should pose no issue if you are willing to make an effort. Would recommend this site to all people who are even remotely interested in culture and/or nature. The view is absolutely...More
Yesterday we did a tour at Mihintale. We met an amazing guide. His name is Nandana Weerasiri. He is an experienced guide with a lot of knowledge about buddihsm, Mihintale and it's surroundings. He speaks multiple languages (fluently englisch and french).
He showed us the...More
It was a pretty good experience learning the history behind the area and I have to say if you plan on going here make sure to have the necessary items for you to Hydrate as you can easily dehydrate due to the hot weather and...More
We have two kids - 10 and 6. And wanted to take them to Mihintale to show all the ruins. We found the places to be beautiful, much less crowded than Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, and having good access and average walking/ climbing time. Must visit...More
We visited Mihintale late in the afternoon on a Saturday. Wasn’t overly crowded but plenty of locals making pilgrimage up the hill. 1,840+ steps to the top, mostly shaded by huge trees. But you can also cheat if you have a driver they can drive...More
I had heard of this place but hadn‘t really looked into it. So we hadn‘t really planned on going here. It was only because our tuk-tuk driver, who had taken us to the old town in Anuradhapur, had suggested us to go here that we...More