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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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Sleep easily on any budget in and around Kandy, where affordable hostels for backpackers abound, and luxury hotels and resorts offer every comfort. Some of the best places to stay in Kandy are the many guesthouses and bed and breakfasts, where local hosts welcome visitors with warmth and, often, home-cooked food. Those with deeper pockets can explore the boutique hotels situated in masterpieces of colonial-era architecture, where plenty of charm and service complement the hilltop location.
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  • 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 »
  • This is an amazing ancient temple with amazing cave temple drawings . If you have enough time in kandy its couple of miles away from the town.  more »
  • Excellent place to visit. Architectural works are amazing. Big historical value. Calm place. Very good. A good stress relief journey.  more »