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Great Quiet Walk for Rock Lovers

I am a rock lover, I like collecting rocks, nothing too crazy. But when we saw an advert for this... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Jay S
Leicester, United Kingdom
A quite walk to the pink Quartz mountain

There is a Pink Quartz mountain surrounded by a man made "Naa" (Iorn wood) forest. Entrance for... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Amila Dananjaya D
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

This rather remote attraction has Sri Lanka's largest forest of ironwood trees, and mountains of rose quartz. A 30-minute walk on a well-formed track through the forest brings you to a viewpoint where the distinctly-pink mountains can be seen - an unusual sight. You will...More

4  Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were excited at the prospect of visiting the rose quartz mountain. It was en-route to Sigiriya where we were staying and easy enough for our driver to find (and off the standard tourist track). It was a pleasant 10 minute walk through the Ironbark...More

1  Thank Watergirl168
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

No words to describe beauty of thisn natural setting ...we all own රාහුල thero for him greatest passion to protect namal uyana. I love rose stone mountain and statue on the top it.. please visit this place...

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Worth Visiting and have to travel around 1-2 Kilometers and need to climb a small hill with marble particles .Donot take these marbles back .Parking is good .Not enough food facilities available near.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I am a rock lover, I like collecting rocks, nothing too crazy. But when we saw an advert for this we had to come. Its a quiet peaceful walk to the mountain through a wood which is nicely shaded and cooling. The steps are a...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Wonderful & very special - but mainly for people who cares about the specific effect of rose quartz. If you don´t care about the gemstone it is just a very nice walk. If you care: It´s fantastic - I spent a whole day there -...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

There is a Pink Quartz mountain surrounded by a man made "Naa" (Iorn wood) forest. Entrance for foreigners was 500 LKR at the time I visited. There is around 1 km walk from the gate to the bottom of the pink quartz mountain through calm...More

Thank Amila Dananjaya D
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A pleasant stroll through an old ironwood forest leads to a couple of shrines and a mountain of rose quartz. Some of the quartz on the mountain definitely has a pinky hue but much of it looks very washed out. Neverthless it's a refreshing walk...More

Thank Minegeo
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Visited this en route to Matale from Polonnaruwa. Enjoyed the walk though the iron wood. Wish the na-trees were blossoming!The walk takes about 15 minutes and then you can reach the rock area. Sadly the rocks have now turned grey and are no longer pink....More

Thank Gihan A
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This is not a very popular destination with tourists so you will enjoy some peace and quiet there. After paying 500 rupees for the entrance, you walk on a concrete path through an ironwood forest which is relaxing but nothing special. The path will lead...More

3  Thank MammaNessa
Reviewed 18 December 2017

A group of 18 of us travelling with “Flamingo Lanka Tours” visited this unique national heritage site on 9th December 2017. Namal Uyana is made up of of two distinctly diverse sections, the forest with ironwood trees and the rose quartz mountain. Ironwood trees, (Na...More

1  Thank Seevali D
Reviewed 9 December 2017

A very quiet attraction. Entrance fee Rs500/pax. It’s a relaxing walk through the forest. Good to have own guide to point out various interesting flora that are unique to Sri Lanka. The walk path cuts off to an informal rocky climb to the pink quartz...More

Thank Wendy Y
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