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Isurumuniya Temple

At Royal Pleasure Gardens, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
+94-777-835-266
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Nice place to calm your self and enjoy the history

This was built by King Devanpiyatissa in 3rd Century B.C in Anuradhapura City, Sri Lanka. Rich in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Upul K
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Kirillawala, Sri Lanka
Beautiful ancient temple

Has a beautiful reclining Buddha and a very old Bho tree. Can climb to the top for a beautiful view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Twisterella11
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Tamworth, Australia
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At Royal Pleasure Gardens, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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+94-777-835-266

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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago 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.

1  Thank Angleseateam
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

First temple on Lanka, I guess. Nice garden and pond. Visited by school children groups, so you get the childhood memory feelings.

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Thank Tomas H
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

A rock temple famous for its sculpture of " Lovers" and others such as the engraved elephants on the rock face. Situated in a serene green area, the climb to the top of a not so high rock is doable even in scorching sun due...More

Thank Suvieve
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Built more than 22 centuries ago. This is the first viharaya of Sri Lanka. A place of high value for history lovers. Close to the heritage sites of Anuradhapura.

Thank Kenneth S
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