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Isurumuniya Temple

At Royal Pleasure Gardens, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Visit only when its daytime (in the morning, before it gets too crowded and hot!)

PROS: - its a quaint little place and worth a visit if you have time! there is a cave there (with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
Ancient temple

Ancient temple with carvings of Isurumuniya Lovers. Try to visit this place in the morning or in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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At Royal Pleasure Gardens, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka

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Reviewed 6 days ago

PROS: - its a quaint little place and worth a visit if you have time! there is a cave there (with a swallows nest!) that has the reclining buddha in different poses. i think its only worth a visit if you have a guide with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ancient temple with carvings of Isurumuniya Lovers. Try to visit this place in the morning or in the evening. Also wear long clothes. Tourists have to buy entrance tickets to this place.

Thank Hasith9684
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to buy additional ticket to this place and not sure why that is. Nothing great for the additional amount that you pay. The small musuem here has the famous carvings pff Lovers and the elephant.

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was built by King Devanpiyatissa in 3rd Century B.C in Anuradhapura City, Sri Lanka. Rich in History. Very much popular because of its stone carvings. Old Shrine room is a masterpiece of architecture. Not a place so crowded (may be the day I visit)...More

Thank Upul K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Has a beautiful reclining Buddha and a very old Bho tree. Can climb to the top for a beautiful view out over Anuradhapura. Friendly staff, easily accessible.

Thank Twisterella11
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We loved this temple alot. After visiting this temple and minthale we decided not to buy the unesco ticket for the other temple sites in anuradhapura, we believed 25 dollars per person is a bit overpriced. So that way we saved some money. I would...More

Thank MerelvB91
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Visited this early before it got too hot. Remember to wear long shorts/trousers. Limited information in English.

Thank johnboy3bw
Reviewed April 27, 2017

It's a beautiful place to visit at sunset, when the lights are colorful and the mirador on the top of the small rock hill offer great views of Anuradhapura!!

Thank 855fabiano855
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Enjoyed our visit to this rock temple, pity the glass gives so much reflection. Nice engraved elephants on the rock face but I really liked the reclining buddha in the bigger temple which had some wonderful images painted on the walls and truly excellent paintings...More

Thank Raelene H
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

As SL temples go. This is a temple in SL. It has nicer views than many. And has its win very old history. But it is no standout.

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