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Beautiful Paintings, Stone carvings, Impressive Statues,3-Types of Moonstones at Attanagalla Historical Temple

Attanagalla Raja Maha Viharaya (Temple) is a religious, a calm, a pious, a serine place. It is a... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Sri Lanka
Attanagalla Raja Maha Viharaya

Attanagalla Raja Maha Viharaya is a Buddhist temple. But you must avoid of visiting on Poya days... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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Attanagalla Temple Rd, Gampaha 11000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Attanagalla Raja Maha Vihara is a well known buddhist temple and archeological site situated in Gamaha district. According to royal chronical of ancient Sri Lanka, this is the place where the most pious king Sri Sangabodhi sacrifice his life by giving his head to fulfill...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Attanagalla Raja Maha Viharaya (Temple) is a religious, a calm, a pious, a serine place. It is a popular Buddhists religious place other than the most famous; Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya and the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. It is found in Attanagalla 6...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

The most popular religious place other than Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya in Gampaha district. Take you kids along with you. Poya days will be very busy.

1  Thank Tharaka D
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Its a calm buddhist temple with nice arts and historical value. Noally i visit this place on poya days since its located nearby myhometown. Many tourists are coming there. In may you can see beautiful toranas and wesak decorations there.

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Attanagalla Raja Maha Viharaya is a Buddhist temple. But you must avoid of visiting on Poya days (Full Moon days).

3  Thank DharshanaW
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I have visited this temple on January 4th . Unfortunately it was a poyaday and the place is over crowded. There are frescoes related to Kandian Kingdom some of them should be preserved properly. You can get there from nittambuwa town which take 10 min...More

Thank Mytrips H
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

It's an ancient buddhist temple beside aththanagalu oya, full moon poya day this may crowded. if you visit anyother day, you can feel the stillness of a Buddhist temple

Thank Tharaka C
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Situated by the side of Atthanagalu Oya this is a very ancient Temple. Sinhale King named Siri Sanga Bo was deposed by his brother and hid in the vicinity. New King harassed Citizen and declared a reward for his Head. Being a very pious and...More

Thank Anton E
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