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Reviewed February 20, 2019

We visited there in the morning and It is good place to get some experience how locals pray and believe in traditional gods. I learnt lot of things there

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Juliethirlway
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Went to the temple and it’s beautiful to see, had a quick look and decided to have a couple of minutes on the beach before heading back to Hikkaduwa. Relaxing in the shadows of the palm trees a man suddenly appears out from the bushes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank isamariag
Reviewed February 3, 2019

This is an ancient temple close to Hikkaduwa. You can use a boat to reach this age old temple of a god called " Devol"

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dilash D
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

A nice place. Sorrounded by the sea. You must want a boat to come here. The dhewala officers give that ride for you when you pay for a poojawa. And not only things to see. Here is some more to learn . The Dhewol dewiyo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sntydassanayake
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The Seenigama Temple is located on a very small island just off the coast at Hikkaduwa. We photographed it from the beach. It appears very peaceful and worthy of a stop to view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Luv2Bonholidays
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Very fascinating place, has many stories about this, few kms away from hikkaduwa, at the festival season thousands of people visits here, shoues and hats should not wear, relogious place

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Harshana J
Reviewed July 12, 2018

It is a nice little temple on a small island closer to land Seenigam Dewalaya in the Indian Ocean. It has an interesting story as it is said it is the only building that survived the tsunami in 2004, which is a Miracle. You get...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 838titusd
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Another famous spot of buddhist worship, often frequented by the locals. No shoes and respectably attired. Festival days must be clothed in white

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fjp4564
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Visited here by swimming up to the encrusted steps to the temple, from a friends boat. ( be warned strong currents can make this difficult). Once inside I found the temple interesting and was fascinated to see that there was a fresh water well in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank anhonestjoe
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The main temple is a boat ride away from the shore. For foreigners they will try to charge more for the boat ride. The temple is basically visited by locals and the belief is that you visit this temple to pray that your rivals gets...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Depends where you are travelling from. The quickest and safest method would be by private car.
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