Kudumbigala Monastery
Kudumbigala Monastery
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clair01
Blyth, UK52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Great place to visit. Interesting place lovely walks in area. Recommend walk up to viewing point where the 360 degree views are stunning.
Written 28 May 2022
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Akm A
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Solo
really enjoyed place arugambay Such a nature place best Great place definitely recommend arugam bay any body go there super place
Written 12 May 2022
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LocalMachang
Colombo, Sri Lanka48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
What an amazing hike. Fabulous views. Spend as much time as possible at the top. take water and snack but do not litter please
Written 26 February 2021
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_embe
Perth, Australia15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019
In 2016 , this placw as sacred and unknown for tourist world. We have gained so many beautiful moments and wisdom from this place so please even today, when its open to public, be kind and silence in your presence. How I miss this magical energy!!
Written 17 December 2019
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Jude S
Colombo, Sri Lanka8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Family
Its a nice place those who seeks quite calm Buddhist temple. jungle with wild creatures.
no halm so far to any one go there or who do meditation .do not go to enjoy. just go to learn something.
Written 22 January 2019
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Nataly L
25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Solo
No entrance fee! and it's a beautiful place, nature walk , with lots of wildlife and special atmosphere. it;s an holy place so the atmosphere is quite spiritual.
Written 15 January 2019
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hayat tours and taxi service arugambay
Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018
Kudumbigala Monastery lies eleven miles from Panama and seventeen miles away from the Kumana Village.

Kudumbigala monastic complex was built in 246 BC, during the time of King Devanampiyatissa. It was first established as a refuge for the Buddhist monks who wanted to get away from the busy Cities. Archaeologists had recovered over 200 rock caves belonging to this forgotten monastery.
Written 20 December 2018
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asankai83
Awasa, Ethiopia53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Solo
This is one of most ancient cave temple in east cost sri lanka.. middle of the kumana national park..lot to see wildlife and nature ..
Written 22 July 2018
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Purni D
Milton Keynes, UK43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Friends
This visit was our 4th Annual arms giving to the monastery.
Like I mentioned several time when reviewed about this place,
This place is a monastery which has got full of ancient ruins & caves like olden days,still monks live & meditating there & our visits have to be respect for the rules that are given by the monastery.
This place is not a place you can go there and have fun!!!!
You can visit there & enjoy the beauty of this place but always try to obey the rules which are going to be favor for the monks who live there and meditate.
🌹So dress properly
🌹No alcohol be taken to the premises
🌹Visit appropriate times noted
🌹Respect surrounding environment by not standing on Stupa that we are worshipping & other ancient ruins....
🌹Always try to be quiet when visiting
Written 26 February 2018
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Douglas A
Huissen, The Netherlands91 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Solo
you need a good condition to climb all the way up to the highest point but the view is great and all the caves provide a lot of history. It is a surprisingly well maintained area and the help of stairs makes it much easier to reach the upper level. I felt really rewarded for all the Climbing in the heat of the day.
Written 11 February 2018
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