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Historical place

It’s a very historical place. Amazing and wonderful experience. Beautiful surrounding. Amazing Lord... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Kenneth S
via mobile
Ancient temple

Ancient temple sacredly worshipped by buddhists. It is a place where sri maha bodhi spent a night... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Nalin M
via mobile
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Mannar, Mannar 41000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a very historical place. Amazing and wonderful experience. Beautiful surrounding. Amazing Lord Buddha statues.

Thank Kenneth S
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Ancient temple sacredly worshipped by buddhists. It is a place where sri maha bodhi spent a night while travelling to anuradhapura. So much in written. Hot at day. Wild animals kingdom at night.

Thank Nalin M
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

this is ancient temple with rock situated 40km way from anuradhapura. if you are going you must go in morning or evening time. otherwise difficult to climb the rock . in the way to this temple you can buy mango with reasonable price . also...More

Thank Udara R
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Nice rock mountains to climb, awesome scenery from top. best time to go is either early morning or evening before sun set.

Thank Morris S
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

temple is situated on a giant rock.. and usually the area is a sunny and hot area. and when the sun heats the rock, it gets hotter.😂 otherworld nice place for a history lover.

Thank Lahiru D
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Well maintained and clean overall. A pleasant place to walk and look around. Beautiful ancient statues still looking good.

1  Thank Srikumar S
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

of great significance to Buddhists, the view from the top is great. However a word of caution - getting to the top is not for those with mobility issues.

Thank Shobhana D
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we thought this beautiful place was closed. The main entrance was blocked with scaffolding, but only because the wall and gateway are being renovated. Go round to the right and you will be able to get to all of the site. A...More

Thank ChrisPJT
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a temple less visited by tourist but of great significance to Sri Lankans. The rock area is supposed to be 250 acres and there are rock inscriptions (sadly, now quite faded) from pre - historic times. It an amazing temple complex which has...More

2  Thank Nadheera D
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Located close to Anuradpuraya. This is having long history and nice landscaping. Very popular among Buddhists.

1  Thank Prasad_Siriwardena
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