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The Golden Temple
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Reviewed July 13, 2012

A beautiful collection of Buddhist shrines high in the hills! It's a bit of a walk up gradual slopes and stairs and, as with everywhere in Sri Lanka, there are plenty of stray dogs and traders on the route vying for your attention! But the experience is well worth it, the temple feels incredibly peaceful and away from the hustle and bustle of the roads and towns.

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

a nice steady walk up to the caves is rewarded by incredible paintings and statues over 2000 years old. the atmosphere is relaxed and very interesting.

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Reviewed July 5, 2012

Some of the. Painting Are over 2000 years old, a must

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Reviewed June 27, 2012

Wasn't a hard climb up - very gradual. The place itself is in fair condition - they really should try to do some serious restoration work for the price of admission they charge.
Beware of the monkeys - once you start feeding them, they get a little too friendly. Fair number of traders trying to sell their ware but not very pushy so a polite "no thanks" or "not interested" will steer them away.

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Reviewed June 23, 2012

Was very hot for our trip there so take some water. Try to pay a guide so you get a better insight, its not expensive.

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