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“buddha statue” (11 reviews)
“worth a visit” (7 reviews)
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Temple Road, Aluthgama 12080, Sri Lanka
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"buddha statue"
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"worth a visit"
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"beautiful temple"
in 5 reviews
"peaceful place"
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"elephant chained"
in 3 reviews
"fruit"
in 6 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 9 reviews
"main road"
in 2 reviews
"wear socks"
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"full moon"
in 2 reviews
"big buddha"
in 2 reviews
"take your time"
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"paintings"
in 9 reviews
"worship"
in 7 reviews
"buddhist"
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"colombo"
in 7 reviews
"beruwala"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a tuk tuk there and it was fabulous. Nice and cool marble floors so bare feet not a problem. The oldest monk (wheelchair bound) walks around with his elephant at various times which is a delight to see

Thank 839sue839
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure to wear socks if you are going in afternoon as you need to open shoes before you enter. Huge sitting Buddha is admirable. The underground area tells the Buddha story but all is not legible as it is not written in english. White...More

Thank Ritika C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour of this lovely place with our knowledgeable tuk tuk driver Manju. He explained all of the different temples and the history of the place, it is a very peaceful place to spend a hour or so, with lots of locals there....More

Thank Sleano
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very impressive temple. The elephant chained up outside is little off putting . The ground can get very hot after removing your shoes and watch out for dog mess! Our driver - from Suranga tours showed us round and told us that his family and...More

Thank Marshmim
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Peaceful place, lots of locals visiting with fruit offerings and flowers. Families praying while small kids playing ūüėĄ

Thank Mejses
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

It's a famous Buddhist temple in Aluthgama. Located in a mountain hill on the way to down south of Sri Lanka and that's why this viharaya got that name. There's huge Buddha statue which newly build and that was impressive. Normally it's a crowded temple...More

Thank abheeth_lokuayya
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

a beautiful temple located on a small mountain. one of the largest buddha statue is in here. people from all around the country comes here and well know temple in Sri Lanka. it is about 5 minutes drive from Aluthgama town and about 4KM.

Thank desilva444
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Kande Vihara  is a major Buddhist temple in Kalutara District, Sri Lanka. The temple has got its name 'Kande vihara' (Mountain temple) as it is built on top of a hill located near to Aluthgama town. The temple has been formally recognised by the Government as an archaeological site in Sri Lanka.

Thank Yohan T
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Really enjoyed my visit to this temple apart from seeing an elephant chained up outside and in obvious distress. That really put me off. The temple and outer buildings are worth a visit. There is no charge but they do ask for a donation at...More

Thank christhorley1
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This Buddha-statue is huge! We walked around the place which was very quiet. I really recommend a visit to this temple.

Thank kruitje
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Namsanjeewa
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Kande viharaya contact number?
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