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Kande Viharaya, Aluthgama

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  • Beautiful temple inside and out. Buddha is amazing and can be seen from quite a distance as it's 45 meters high.  more »
  • We lived in Alutgame month. We had a lot of time to understand that the best thing to come to church early in the morning. Here a special atmosphere, some light condition, the sense of absolute harmony. Buy white cords and a young monk reads a prayer and povjazhet it to you on the arm. Then go inside the big Buddha statue and take a look at the paintings on the walls, sit there in the cool and calm ...
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  • With the stories behind, “Kande Viharaya” Buddhist temple is scared place among locals. You can see a gigantic statue, where Buddha stand-in “Bhoomisparsha Mudra”. If you visit this temple, I would sa...  more »
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  • This temple is very beautiful and enriched with many historical stories... always crowded and after 7.00pm on weekdays is less crowded and this is the best time to visit it... At this time it is very silent and calm... Good place to do Meditate in front of the the large biddha statue at this time...
  • The beaitiful buddha statue adds colour to the temple. Museum is a book of knowledge
  • With the stories behind, “Kande Viharaya” Buddhist temple is scared place among locals. You can see a gigantic statue, where Buddha stand-in “Bhoomisparsha Mudra”. If you visit this temple, I would say early morning is the best time. Then you can reach the religious and nature of this archeologically protected mountain. I have been to this temple so many times, in the morning and I know the true feeling of it.
  • One of the well know temple in the country with large Buddha statue
  • Many times being there. Very relaxing time while seeing buddha. Beautiful Environment, surrounding. There are arts explaining Lord Buddhas life Events and Jaathaka katha in the Cave. And Bo tree, Stuupa and Meusium will enhance our mind more and more attractive here.

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