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The Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara or Kelaniya Temple is a Buddhist temple . We visited on a Full Moon Day, which is primarily a buddhist mass prayer day and a national holiday in Srilanka. Hence, had lot of devotees in the temple. A nice place...More
It's a good place.
Visited it in November on a weekday, hence could see the idols without much rush.
The location takes around 40 minutes from Colombo (Galle Face).
One can book tuk-tuk on Uber.
Wouldn't recommend a Colombo tour just to visit this temple,...More
A Buddhist temple outside Colombo city. It is a beautiful place with religious and quite atmosphere. Also the temple is very old and go back to the Buddha era. It also has some Hindu gods impressions. The craft and sculptures are a thing to visit....More
Beautiful temple with Age-old Paintings. It is a must see place when you are in Colombo. Best time to visit in the morning or Evening. the whole environment gives serenity and Peaceful mind.
it's around 12km from the city centre.
Having a history more than 500 BCE it is belive that Lord Buddha have visited this beautiful place ... on a day of the full moon me and my friends had the opportunity to visit this beautiful Temple located in Kelaniya about 10km from Colombo...More