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Address: Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 071-626-000-6
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Interesting cultural visit

An amazing historical site,which is of great interest. Try to go early morning when it is not to hot and the sightseers are not as many. We found lots of things to photograph and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
poolehornet
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Dorset
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Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An amazing historical site,which is of great interest. Try to go early morning when it is not to hot and the sightseers are not as many. We found lots of things to photograph and our guide was very helpful in explaining everything to us,take plenty of fluids as not many places to buy things. A truly great place.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are travelling along Kandy Colombo main road it is only 1km away from Pilimathalawa town.. only few km away from Lankathilaka & Embakke devala. Situated top of a rock. Famous place for locals.

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Thank Vishwa S
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

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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Thank TheZororoRetreat
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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 5 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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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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