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World's tallest granite Samadhi Buddha statue in Kurunegala

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We went to the Sigiriya in the morning.we participated the jeep safari in Sigiriya.Sarath Safari... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2016
Sigiri Rainbow L
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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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A great value for us Buddhists

Great trip,there . we want there for a poya day as I remembered. T he place has a high cultural and... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2016
Chattha M
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Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Sigiriya in the morning.we participated the jeep safari in Sigiriya.Sarath Safari Sigiriya is the name of this.this owner dropped us to airport.before to arrived the airport owner tour guider bring us to here

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Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Great trip,there . we want there for a poya day as I remembered. T he place has a high cultural and religious value. A must to see nearby kurunegala. Very popular around the area

Thank Chattha M
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Do not miss this Buddhist cultural place when you passing Kurunegala city. only 30 min drive from City.

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Reviewed January 25, 2016

We went to see this huge Budha and indeed it is very impressivehow they carved it from a huge rock of granite. not much more to say about it. Yona S.

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Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

It is an amazing place to be...worth a watch comes on the way from Negombo to Habarana !!! What a sight to be...!!! For trekkers and trek lovers recommend early hours or late evenings like 4ish type...For people who can walk much it also has...More

Thank Prakash S
Reviewed December 14, 2015

There was a picture of little Dhamma school students who collected some little money and donating to the Chief incumbent of this Buddhist temple some years ago. It was due to the great answer of the Chief incumbent to the same students in the Dhamma...More

Thank wadhane
Reviewed July 22, 2015

Worlds' largest granite statue of Samadhi Buddha with a 67.5 feet height, situated in Rideegama - Rambadagalla , Monaragala Viharaya. Also my home town :)

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Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Beauty of this statue is its totally made from natural rock. Nothing bring from outside. This idea came to a one of child in that village when the Bahamian Buddhist statues were destroyed. He came to this temple's head monk and told this idea. And...More

Thank Tharindu W
Reviewed June 16, 2015

It is a must see place.The buddha statue is a real marvel.It is situated on top of a rock.The Indian workmen have done a marvelous job.

2  Thank Priyanath M
Reviewed May 7, 2015

It's made to replace the Bhamian Buddha statues which were destroyed back in the day. started on 2002 & finally ended on 30th of april 2015. Still the surrounding area needs to be properly finished. After the Royal era this is the first massive statue...More

Thank Thyaga G
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It is tallest Granite Buddha, this is what Wiki says.
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