Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
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4.0 of 5 bubbles3,139 reviews
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ozsand
Sydney, Australia51 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
A wonderful experience to visit this temple . So much history and all the artefacts that have been collected leaves you in amazement . Beautiful wooden roofed building that houses a museum. Well with visiting
Written 16 April 2024
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Shishadri D
Kolkata District, India18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
One should visit to see the traditions , culture and what not . Even we performed the puja at Gangaram temple . And one more thing there is a small museum where you can see many old and antique things . Must visit place .
Written 13 April 2024
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Escape53522158973
Tehran, Iran8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Very beautiful and calm place, full of positive energy.
Suggested to visit this place. There is a tree in the middle, they said if you have any disease think about it and pouring water to tree ( you should turn around the tree 3 times with water )
Written 22 March 2024
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V.
Brooklyn, NY7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
A serene museum/temple dedicated to learning about Buddhism through different cultural lens. You will see Buddhists at the banyan tree and walk barefoot in this immaculate temple. I was fortunate to be greeted by a lovely monk who spoke to me about some of the artifacts in the temple. It is approximately 400 Rs but a meditative peaceful quiet place in the heart of Columbo. Definitely worth visiting for an hour or two.
Written 13 March 2024
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LolaGo1
Washington DC, DC6,546 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
I hired an English speaking tuktuk driver to tour Colombo’s tourist attractions. This was the first one that we visited. Staff here were friiendly and kind. Entrance fee is for 400 LHR, paid at the counter near the Entrance.

This attraction also has a museum with its own exhibits. What impressed me here are the many statues of Buddha whereever you look. Highly recommended to visit this attraction!
Written 7 March 2024
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Lonely Laowai
37 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Beautiful first temple to visit in Colombo, but probably not of much interest for someone not particularly interested in Buddhist history and it’s evolution throughout south and East Asian cultures. If you’re into these, it’s a blast.

The lake part takes maybe ten minutes to see. Heads up it is brutally hot and there is little shade save the central roofed chamber.
Written 20 February 2024
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Roshni S
Mauritius127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Peaceful and beautifully decorated. You have an entrance fee but it's not expensive. Also, there is a museum to visit..
Written 6 February 2024
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Anuradha
New Delhi, India327 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
It’s a big beautiful temple with nice Sri Lankan architecture. It’s was quite crowded but still very peaceful and relaxing. Didn’t understand the idea of entry ticket for a religious place !
Written 21 January 2024
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viyashi travels
Pelawatta, Sri Lanka1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Business
Ganaramaya is a religious temple, as well as a good tourist attraction. Calming, mind relaxing place. Usually buddhists visit gangaramaya to have apeaceful time. Located on a side of Beira lake
Written 6 January 2024
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TheDeSilvas
Gaborone, Botswana151 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
For me a Buddhist Temple should be a place of tranquility and minimalist. Unfortunately this place was none of those things. A mere tourist attraction in Colombo.
Written 22 December 2023
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