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. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Kandy holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Galmaduwa temple kandy and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • June 29, 2017
    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 »
  • March 28, 2017
    One of the most memorable moments of my Sri Lanka tour. In a quiet rural setting about 15 mins from the centre of Kandy, both outside and inside are breathtakingly beautiful. There always seems to be ...  more »
  • November 7, 2016
    Visiting such a place without a guide it is best to listen to on the Internet. But see for yourself!
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