Galmaduwa temple kandy, Kandy

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Commissioned by King Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe who ruled in the 18th century, Galmaduwa temple kandy is still unfinished, featuring two major structures--the base with arched windows, and the tower that rises from the center. The temple is mostly bare, except for the pedestal inside the sanctum. Add Galmaduwa temple kandy and other attractions to your Kandy trip itinerary using our Kandy holiday planner .
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  • Chanced upon this on a trip with a friend. Had no idea such a place existed nor that it would be so different from the usual architecture of temples. Worth a visit.  more »
  • This temple is on the Kandy road. It's only about 20 mins drive from the city. There are 2 parts to galmaduwa temple the budda statue and another small section. The temple is made with stones hence th...  more »
  • A very beautiful and unique temple with a lot of history. Looks more like a 'Kovil', rather than a Buddhist Temple. A must visit in Kandy.  more »
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