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Embekke Devalaya, Handessa

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
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  • The carved wooden columns - so many of them and very ancient - as you approach the Temple are extraordinary in their workmanship and detail. Animals, florals, all rendered in exquisite details. Worth ...  read more »
  • Recommend to visit together with temples and then Lankatilanja Gadaladeniya excursion will be full. Especially valuable in this temple is wood carving on the pillars. It is hard to imagine that it survived with 14 centuries. Wonderful dancers, warriors and swans. The Russians will be interesting to see the two-headed eagle (and compare it to our Russian symbol)!
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  • This is a very old place Beautiful wood carvings were simply amazing. The construction of the place was well planned and structured. This is something really unique. 
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