Arankelle Ancient Monastery, Melsiripura

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Arankelle Ancient Monastery is located in Melsiripura. To visit Arankelle Ancient Monastery and other attractions in Melsiripura, use our Melsiripura trip generator.
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  • December 16, 2015
    Superb site, difficult to access by bus because very narrow roads. Monastery still in activity, youth Bonz in meditation we don't seen them, however we still pass a few. The back of the monastery leads to the ruins of an old monastery which was to be gigantic, to discover its ruins we spend in money wood very well maintained with very old trees. This forest has something magical there is a silence and impressive peace.
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  • October 25, 2015
    First and foremost, this is not primarily a tourist destination. Tourists are welcome and encouraged to visit this unique site, however it is also important to note it is also a sanctuary for monks an...  more »
  • October 21, 2015
    Arankele is one of the famous old monastery’s you can find in Sri Lanka. Hidden away in the jungle you feel like Indiana Jones exploring old temples. Arankele has some really nice ruins, like the hosp...  more »

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