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Address: Galle Colombo Main Road, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
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The kalutara bodiya is one of the religious place which is venerated by all...

The kalutara bodiya is one of the religious place which is venerated by all buddhist in sri lanka. anybody who comes from colombo or galle stop over at the sacred shrine to pay their respects by way of worshipping and offerings. here is a hollow dagoba with interesting paintings.

                   

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Great Stupa can visit inside

One of the gretest temple in recently build very famous among travellers.locals who travells south put donation to get blessings.beauty because of it's massive Stupa and Old Bo... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Suraj36
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Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the gretest temple in recently build very famous among travellers.locals who travells south put donation to get blessings.beauty because of it's massive Stupa and Old Bo tree.Stupa is great because can climb inside.inside can fide lot's of paintings belong to story of Budda.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to see this during the festival it was amazing everything was lite up and people were everywhere really loved being apart of this

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Thank dariandoreen
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place of visit of all Buddhists. One of the many places Sri Lankan Buddhists stop by/visit who are traveling on the Galle-Colombo main road.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and peaceful place to be, nothing special about this place. Can visit en route while going to other places

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited by many buddhists in the country and famous among both local and foreign. The place gets very crowded during buddhist religious festival days and this is one of the temples in sri lanka that has access to the bodhiya inside..

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed visiting this place. It was very spiritual. I know very little about Buddhism but tried to learn during my visit to Sri Lanka. From what I could gather, there is the stupa one one side of the road, which you can go inside as it is so large and hollow, and the other, older Buddhist temple or... More 

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Thank K W
Bedworth, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

A really nice location by the river on the edge of a busy road. Large picturesque Stupa. Very quiet when we visited. Small but really interesting frescoes of the life of Buddha. Take a nice tuk tuk journey to it. Would not make a special journey to visit it, a nice stop over.

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Thank russell55530
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

It's one of the great places in Kalutara. Beautiful location on the river, bridge make it looks nice during the day and at night. Close to the temple bus stop. I recommend to visit.

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Thank Aliska L
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Easy going calm 2hr vist.Temple easy to locate,no queues and followers eagerly willingly to share their beliefs.

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were there at national day, so there were many people and we were the only tourists. But everyone was very friendly and we got a good insight into the culture. Definitely worth a visit!

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