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Sri Muthumariamman Temple

680/17 Main Street, Matale 21000, Sri Lanka
+94 66 2 222481
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Kovil”mathale

such bright and colourful facade covered with amazing painted carvings. This Hindu temple is the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Drivemoresl
Arrived in the middle of a festival. Main temple closed to foreigners.

I arrived as this spectacular temple and there was a festival on so foreigners were not allowed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Honisoiquimalypense
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680/17 Main Street, Matale 21000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

such bright and colourful facade covered with amazing painted carvings. This Hindu temple is the biggest one in Sri Lanka.It costs about 250 Rs if you want to go inside.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived as this spectacular temple and there was a festival on so foreigners were not allowed into the temple. Still there was a lot to see outside. The main "spire" is quite magnificently carved as it the smaller one. However, what I really liked...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This temple show us our private guide. Was 100 per person to see it from outside. Go there if you have enough time because it is very cheap but I recommend you to go to another interesting place around.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were driving through Matale on our way back from Sigiriya (returning to Kandy). We had wanted the local experience of visiting a Sri Lankan city that wasn't overwhelmed with the tourism industry. The main sight (inside the city) was this Hindu temple. Unfortunately, we...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately closed to tourists in the festival season of February and March Dramatic from outside. Wish we could have gone inside

Thank Albia-Newton
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We were passing through Matale and our driver asked us if we like to stop and have a look at the temple.When we got into town there was a huge procession/ celebration on in town with all the locals in their finery on their way...More

Thank caddyandbellA
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Having been to very few Hindu temples, this was a unique experience. It was worth the visit, but don't plan to spend much time. It is beautiful to see, though they do have repair work in progress. Our driver mentioned sometimes it is open, sometimes...More

Thank rdubbs08
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

On the way to Kandy, the driver stopped by and suggested to take a pic. It reminded me another similar Indian temple in SG !

Thank Martin L
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

It was so good to be back in this place after a year away and to see once again this incredible Temple which is the tallest Hindu Temple in Sri Lanka and well worthy of its fame. It is dedicated to Mariamman, the goddess of...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Nice temple, you are welcome to visit all day. Note the beautiful statutes on the facade. Make sure you dress properly.

Thank KristaTheNetherlands
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