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Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
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Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch
Ranked #2 of 146 things to do in Colombo
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“peaceful place”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

A peaceful place in a busy city. If you go in the morning you might be able to see monks feeding the birds. But it is in the evening that the temple is busy and gets full of people. Recommend it for a quick drop by if you are in Colombo.

Visited April 2014
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“Must go place in Colombo”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you are planning to visit Colombo this is a place you must not miss. This is one of the main sacred places of Buddhist followers. It's at a nice surrounding with the Baire lake and a good a place to sit and relax even you are not a Buddhist.

If you want to take photographs there are few nice landscape shots you can find over here. And even in the night you can do some low light photography. The season you should come is May. Specially during the Vesak season. The entire road will be filled with light work and it's one of the main tourist attractions in Sri Lanka.

Visited February 2014
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Osaka, Japan
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“Must see in colombo”
Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Must see temple in colombo ! Temple with long history and great museum , highly recommended . Do keep in mind to dress up suitable cloths for a temple , or they will provide you sarong !

Visited December 2013
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Peace for mind”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a very famous Buddhist temple located in Colombo. Many people visit this temple every day to pray the lord Buddha. The place is extremely beautiful. Very elegance. It is also one of the complete temple in the Sri lanka. It contains all the parts a Buddhist temple must have. It also has a very important museum. And do not forget to visit the part of the temple which is located in a small island in the middle of the Bere lake.

Visited May 2013
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“Very beautiful”
Reviewed March 31, 2014

A tuck tuck driver recommended this to me. It is very beautiful and colourful. You have to pay a small fee to enter but it is worth it.

Visited March 2014
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