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“Peaceful” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Arankelle Ancient Monastery

Arankelle Ancient Monastery
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maine
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69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Peaceful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2014

A smaller and easier to reach that Ritigala to the north, Arankele is a lovely site in the process of restoration. The wooded paths are nice to stroll along as you view bathing ponds, double foundations for former buildings that seem unique to this site. Very atmospheric and calming.

Visited January 2014
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews
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“Arankele Forest Monastery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

Arankele Forest Monastery is a haven of peace and quietude. The site was of an ancient forest monastery. Today it is a celebrated archaeological site containing the ruins of the ancient forest monastery. The stone pillars prove the skills of architectures who worked on this site.

Visited January 2014
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