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It was a drizzly evening when we went but still a wonderful experience to look out over the town and lake after dusk when all the lights turned on!
The monument itself is also inspiring although the area at the foot of it is quite...More
It is the place I love the best in Kandy, the Buddha Statue is great and you feel calm when you see the statue.
Nice view to look down from the statue too.
Kindly remind that the stairs are burning hot under the sun, you...More
This Buddhist temple overlooks the city of Kandy. It is a steep uphill walk, but well worth it. The statue is large and the temple grounds offer very scenic views of Kandy and the surrounding countryside. Well worth the effort.
The key is to time the ascent in the evening ,to be at the top by 5pm ,just before the sunset. Generally the crowd is less by this time and the visitor may be awarded with the solitude to enjoy the serenity of all things...More
The experiences I had with visiting Buddha statues varied from places to places. The ascent up the mountain at Lantau Island to view the Tian Tan Buddha in Hong Kong was associated with the soothing coldness of the weather at the top.
The ardent climb...More
This impressive Buddha is set high on a hill overlooking Kandy. The trip up is along a winding road, great if you are fit or catch a tuk tuk if you are not. It is not as popular as many of the other temples and...More
we walked to the Temple of the Thoth of Buddha to experience the city.A nice place to go in the evening time for a walk. The temple at the top of the hill has a great view of the Kandy city. very peaceful Place. Highly...More
This huge statue looks a lot more spectacular from afar then when you get close. You can go up a staircase at the Buddha's back. The top viewing platform was locked when we were there. Views we had weren't bad but if you are getting...More