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Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil

Colombo District Hindu Temple | No.11/15, Kovil Street, Captain's Garden, Maradana, Colombo-10, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
011 2 687110
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Colombo District Hindu Temple | No.11/15, Kovil Street, Captain's Garden, Maradana, Colombo-10, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka
011 2 687110
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The oldest Hindu temple in Sri Lanka, located at the heart of the city near Nippon hotel. Temple remains closed during the day, best to visit after 5 pm.

Thank vikramlaskar_india
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful temple. Colorful, serene, inspirational. Had the chance to be part of a ceremony. Very interesting to see both the new and the old one.

Thank Aburel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is in the Slave Island area of Colombo, which is a very old area with small streets. We did not go into the Temple as it was closed, but it was interesting to see from the outside.

Thank TringWirral_England
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is one of the beautiful South Indian Architecture Hindu temple in the middle of the Colombo. This is located near to the Fort Railway Station but will have to face difficulties to have the access inside. I guess, travel via Maradhana is easier than...More

Thank jthatparan j
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Got some great pictures of this temple, bit of a whistle stop tour of Colombo so did not get more than the external view.

Thank REG_7516
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I love temper and this one was especially fun for me because there was no crowd. Could really get more information and ask questions and talk to the Monks

Thank Cassandra A
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil is beautiful South Indian, wonderful Shiva temple with all Indian frills. It has the statues of Shiva, Ganesha and other Hindu gods located in the heart of the city. The architecture of the buildings is great. Temple of...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Hindou temple look impressive in picture but the area is not clean there is market place just in front, the entrance look dirty and we didnt visit inside as it seem so dirty for a temple place, so my advice if u are around go...More

Thank Hriad
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I went only once but I'd remember hows art of there heritage at there! The temple is full of culture but one things, avoided visit in evening because its close in evening!

Thank Thend S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visited with our Tuk Tuk Safari of Colombo and it really was a wonderful stop. We were the only tourists and this was a wonderful introduction to Hinduism in Sri Lanka.

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Rashmika J
What times is it open?
19 March 2016|
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Response from Mittxxx | Reviewed this property |
9.00 to 3.30. Best to go early.