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Address: Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Worth the Visit !!

Designed by a south Indian architect this temple is an amazing structure located very close to Kandy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mathankumar D
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although the entrance fee was modest, it was only when we approached the temple we were informed it was 'closed during roof repairs' so we paid to see very little at all!

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This a very ancient temple located close by to Kandy. It has its historical statues, buildings as it is. If you are visiting kandy this is a place you must visit. There is a good view of the environment. When you come to the summit of the temple you can see Far Nelligala Temple, Ranawana Temple statue etc.

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Thank Hasith9684
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Designed by a south Indian architect this temple is an amazing structure located very close to Kandy.

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Thank Mathankumar D
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chief architect of this temple south Indian nationalist called Ganaesvarachari as this temple is related to south Indian design their original painting still exhibit on 638 year old jack wood doors. Also Gadaladeniya temple image room has had damage by the Portuguese

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Thank heshani v
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I went to Gadaladeniya temple by motor bike ride. It's 15km from Peradeniya junction. We tracked the root by Google map and reached there around 30mins. The temple is maintained as it's unique style and calm place to stay.

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Thank Arooran K
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

calm tranquil spiritual peaceful real contentment without too much hustle and bustle.Worth the visit

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We spent one day discovering the three temples 30km from the kandy city centre. Our tuktuk-driver (Samera, tel 0094776337225) drove us safely to all three of them and showed us the botanical garden and a spice garden. He showed us everything. Would recommend him very much. The temples are quiet but very nice. No people and you could realy enjoy... More 

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Thank 2014geni
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Be sure to watch your footing here, Irregular steps and a little dark on the inside, but so worth every inconvenience! Bring a little offering, say a prayer and be gladdened!

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Thank 810wanderwoman
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We visited here first as part of the three temples loop, and were fortunate to be shown around by an artist who explained huge amounts about Buddhist symbolism and imagery. The temple is ancient and captivating, and definitely shouldn't be missed.

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Thank Rick F
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This temple is part of the "Three Temple Loop" near Kandy - a historic and interesting site. We enjoyed seeing a group of local school children having their religious instruction class there - it is good to see this historic site still in daily use by the locals!

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