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The kalutara bodiya is one of the religious place which is venerated by all buddhist in sri lanka. anybody who comes from colombo or galle stop over at the sacred shrine to pay their respects by way of worshipping and offerings. here is a hollow...more
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All reviews bo tree buddhist temple galle road religious place sri maha main temple both sides nice temple busy road full moon remove your shoes large stupa peaceful place must visit place worth visit walk inside whole complex
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice and Huge Temple in Kaluatara, Sri Lanka. Go and visit. Remove your shoes before enter. It was little bit crowded when we visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank martinSeiffarth
Reviewed 1 week ago

has to walk about 50 m from the car park to bodiya. nice view from the temple. kalu ganga can see widely.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank udayangis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got five tuk tuks into kalutara as a trip to town went temple and was fascinated by the architectural parts of it was clean and very welcoming then into the shop part can haggle get good bargains if need

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jwl66
Reviewed November 10, 2018

The minute you arrive some local will approach you . Pretending to be a guide. When you give the lady your shoes keep the tag ,otherwise he will try and charge you at the end . But it’s all free!! Let him take you around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shelley j
Reviewed November 8, 2018

A beautiful place located in a river bank where you can spend some time with peace of mind. However, better to go there in a less crowded day, otherwise you wont be able to indulge in that serene feeling. A must visit place if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Olivia G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Was taken around by our tuk tuk driver tree full of fruit bats and Buddha life story in picture around inside of dome. Well worth a visit if in the area

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Most of the times i visited kalutara bodi.it is a calm and quate religious place.i invite all to worship kalutara bodi

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dream825708
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Lot of local prayers there in every day , it's very nice architectural design , you can go inside of the temple and see it. River is beside the temple. Parking area is very big , easy access.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed September 1, 2018

It is well worth stopping at the Kalutara Bodhiya if passing through. This historic temple and people from the area were instrumental in promoting the Buddhist revival during colonial times under the British.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank hdias
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I have visited Kaluthara Bodhiya many times, where I enjoy the religious rituals and Sri Lankan culture of Buddhist society. Great place for Buddhist photography. Part of the temple is facing the kaluthara river. and the other part is next to the rail track. You...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mark T
February 19, 2018|
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Response from mcl2808 |
Hi, it is open every day, dress code is long trousers for men knees and shoulders covered for women, also take shoes off at entrance.
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