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“Lovely temple”
Review of Isurumuniya Temple

Isurumuniya Temple
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

We almost missed this temple as it is slightly away from the other sites. But we're glad we went. The temple is small but very charismatic. The reclining buddha is beautifully painted as is the room where it is housed. There is also a bat colony, a very busy squiggly bunch but fun to watch.

Thank Ellen_and_Pedro
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

It is a beautiful complex and it is one of a few places in Anurathapura, where we can see beautiful stone carving (the lovers and horse man, king and consort) rather than the remaining cement, bricks and gigantic stupa. Entrance fee is very cheap comparing to the 25 USD price to see the big dagoba where you can see from the road side.

Thank SubChiangmai
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

Once again the ancient architecture is amazing.The carvings done on stone is so precise that one is amazed by the talents of the stone sculptures.

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Reviewed December 19, 2012

This is supposed to be the oldest rock temple in Sri Lanka. It is quite interesting and a good place to visit.

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Reviewed November 28, 2012

... if you hear loud noises, raise your eyes. It could be a huge population of bats living in this temple.

Thank Babaena
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