Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, Colombo

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple

Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
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Rabih Z
Rome, Italy175 contributions
Dec 2021 • Solo
The temple has lots of expensive offerings, to the extent they were expanding the temple when we reached. A good visit when in colombo
Written 25 December 2021
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libranof1987
Bloomington, Indiana185 contributions
Nov 2021
This is a temple and museum: the temple has two parts, one that is within the complex and another that is on the lake.

There is an attached museum but all the artefacts are sort of in storage / waiting to be stacked/arranged. Everything is just lying around, barely any information either.
Written 24 November 2021
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Satya Bhatti
Manila, Philippines20 contributions
Dec 2020 • Solo
Bhuddam Saranam Gacchami..🙏.. Very pleasant bhuddist temple in Colombo.. Visited this temple in the transist time at Colombo Airport..
Written 27 August 2021
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Shey
Washington DC, DC108 contributions
Jun 2020 • Couples
I have always been very interested in learning more about South Asian cultures and religions, so we visited multiple temples in Sri Lanka and India in one trip. But trust me, this temple was beyond beautiful. It’s a big temple with a lot of statues, and antique decorations. It took us about an hour to walk around and see everything.
Written 19 May 2021
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aruna s
Colombo, Sri Lanka278 contributions
Feb 2021 • Friends
Nice place in colombo
Clam place.
Very beautiful location .
Secret place for buddhist people .
Clean,neat and clam place
Written 2 February 2021
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Kekin2011
Mumbai, India302 contributions
Feb 2020
A combination of a Buddhist temple and a museum. it contained many items of religious relevance, including gold, stones, elephant ivory, porcelain, Chinese statues, stamps, watches, cameras, photographs, coins, one taxidermied elephant, stereos, shells, swords, and some other very weird items.

I believe many of these items were donations made to the museum. The centre of the temple was its main prayer area. The whole vibe was quite peaceful but also a little eerie.

To get a good feel of the place, I'd recommend going at night or in the evening.

Location - Sri Jinarathana Rd
Entry fee - LKR 400 per person
Written 31 January 2021
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Vivek S
Colombo, Sri Lanka4 contributions
Sep 2020
Awesome place for religious perspective and the collection of ancient things, museum, silence, big statues also the maintained work and clean are perfect. since it's a first time visit I wondered why I missed a place to visit like this so long time.
Written 8 October 2020
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Dianne C
Redmond, WA53 contributions
Nov 2019
I was in a tour group viewing this temple. The gold is almost overwhelming. Don't leave Colombo without visiting.
Written 31 August 2020
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Lalendra M
2 contributions
Feb 2020 • Business
City tour in colombo, when the business partners visit colombo the biggest issue when planning day tour in colombo to prepare the itinerary
Written 8 August 2020
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Hiruni
Colombo, Sri Lanka10 contributions
Jul 2020
It was a pleasure to visit this time, seeing elephants inside the temple was unique for us, we really felt an atmosphere of worship and religion.
I recommend to visit to all fans
Written 8 August 2020
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