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Temple Road, Aluthgama 12080, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a kind of place quite calm at early morning and in the evening. We really enjoyed visiting there.

Thank graycris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am visit my farmily to kande viharaya aluthgma.i was very peaceful place .recommended for all the buddhist people around in 🌎 come and see.

Thank AMLDY
Reviewed 8 September 2018

You should go with suitable dress. It sis a Buddhist religious place. During poya days very crowded but other days you can warship calmly.

Thank shirajmorugama
Reviewed 30 June 2018

It's definitely a must-visit while in the vicinity. While this was not on our to-do list during our 3 day stay at Bentota, our guide and saviour, Mr Rohan, took us there. He himself wanted to offer prayers and we went alongwith him and had...More

1  Thank Cheenu J
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Best temple I ever seen in Aluthgama area, so beautiful place, calm, and Good history for this place you must travel hear and I believe if we come hear and wish something true heart it will made true, so I believe this place.

Thank chaturi a
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The temple is simply stunning inside. There is a small museum next to temple which is in bad need.of some attention. The big issue I had was the chained up elephant outside the temple, I know its a traditional thing but the poor thing look...More

Thank MarcWain
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

An impressive Buddha of some 77ft if ever we did see one. My Dad I think particularly enjoyed visiting this enchanting and spiritual place, a true wonder. We wanted to take my parents to see a big Buddha and this achieved the brief. It is...More

1  Thank Dan D
Reviewed 11 April 2018 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
Reviewed 1 April 2018 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 RitikaC63
Reviewed 18 March 2018 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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