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Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue

Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 71 838 1367
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
+94 71 838 1367
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Buddhist temple situated on the highest point in Kandy city. You can see the whole city and a huge temple

Thank Manoj A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of Kandy was awesome, Meditated for a few minutes. The view of lake and hills was mesmerizing. The top part of the temple was closed. But, overall very memorable.

Thank sunilmogra
Reviewed 1 week ago

this location is a good view point to view the city, spend the afternoon looking at the area, interesting

Thank Philemon A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at night. We got a tuk tuk for 400 rupees from the city and then back to our hotel after. Buddha is beautiful at night. After paying entrance fee we were pressured to make a donation which we refused. Do not feel like...More

Thank G7904TBkatel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit left a feeling of a total rip off. After paying entry fee and a fee for shoe storage we were asked, if not forced, for donation, even before we saw the place. The two guards - or whatever they were - were just...More

Thank Franny0321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are good views over Kandy, you will not be here a long time. Dont forget to go up the steps at the rear of the Buddha to the top and explore the rooms inside it. In summary good photo op but you cant spend...More

Thank ManchesterTonytiger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite sights in Kandy. We took a tuk-tuk from the center of town up to the entrance. I don't think it's walkable from town. As with any temple, you must take your shoes off before entering. I've seen complaints about...More

Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best spots in Kandy. We happened to go there by chance. You can see the huge Buddha statue from most parts of the city and we did not have a plan to go. We landed up there on our driver's suggestion and...More

Thank Suman B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long walk up on the burning tiles, as your bear feet start to become grilled, the reward is a large statue hurting your eyes in the sun. Half views of Kandy, not really special. Before you walk down you will be asked to make a...More

Thank Fox_travelling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately it was very hot afternoon when we reached this place. To remove the shoes to go up to the statue was painful. Plan a trip in the evening or when you think it would be comfortable to move and walk without shoes on the...More

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How long will it take to cover the place?
March 15, 2017|
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Response from travel m | Reviewed this property |
Not more than 20-30mins
Is this a free attraction for locals and tourists?
October 31, 2015|
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Response from Pi-Anna-3 | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't. They charge you 200 rupees to get in, as well as more money to look after your shoes! whilst I was there they followed me around asking me for more money in the form of donations.