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Mihintale

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
+94 77 783 5266
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Private Day Tour: Anuradhapura and Mihintale from Dambulla
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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 783 5266
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is Sri Lanka's one of leading sacred places .... if you are willing to visit the sight recommend to visit in early morning or morning hours or else in bit late evening as the rock is not covered by any single tree it will...More

Thank Asanka F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left early from Anuradhapura on our way to Sirigya with our driver and had this place largely to ourselves, and, though the top of the hill was covered in mist at first, this added to the atmosphere. We hired a guide at the start...More

Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 1 week ago

15km/ 20mins drive from Anuradhapura City. Takes about 1-2 hours to climb to top. But needs at least one day to go through the entire archaeological structure. According to the history, this is the place where the Buddhism was brought to Sri Lanka. A sacred...More

Thank Lamindu
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't climb from the lowest level but mid-level. The climb was very nice and easy. The view from the rock of the Dagoba was super.

Thank Devdutt L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its believed to be the place where Arhat Mahinda met the then King of the country Devanampiyatissa and preached Buddhas doctrine to him. the king later converted to Buddhism. its believed the present Buddhist civilization of Sri Lanka formally initiated with this historic event. The...More

1  Thank Prasanna A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site has 3 main areas, all at the top of hills, all of which you go up bare foot. The rock was definitely worth the climb, as the view was spectacular. We went around the stupa (white hemisphere) and finally went up to the...More

Thank BlackRose200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth the climb. The ruins were really interesting and the views at the top were speculative. Try not to go in the middle of the day like us as it's very hot. Also you cannot wear shoes on the walk and the...More

Thank ndhouston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better to visit this place in the evening due to hot whether. wear trousers because you are about to climb a giant rock. Lots of monkeys in surrounding area.take only the water bottles and cameras with you. monkeys might steal. nice view in the evening....More

2  Thank Shamil J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit of a climb, something I let my husband do while I sat this one out, being a bit dubious when sharing a set of steep, narrow stone cut stairs and one handrail with people moving in the opposite direction. My husband tells me...More

Thank Raelene H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location to see some heritage from this area over the nudism and have a nice walk over the stairs and area

Thank winemart
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Mixa207
Hi, I would like to know how many steps do I have to climb to visit the complex. Many thanks!
20 November 2016|
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Response from whenyouwishuponastar | Reviewed this property |
As far as fitness level, my husband and I are 66 and 67 and had no problem climbing all 1860. We did not take the short cut.
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sarahthompsontravels
Would you recommend a female solo traveller to visit here alone at sunset? I really want to go!
6 October 2016|
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Response from whenyouwishuponastar | Reviewed this property |
I would feel safe, but am not sure how late it is open. There are guards around.
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sarahthompsontravels
Would you recommend a female solo traveller to visit here alone at sunset? I really want to go!
6 October 2016|
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Response from Pavel S | Reviewed this property |
Sure
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