Arankelle Ancient Monastery, Melsiripura

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  • A group of 18 of us travelling with “Flamingo Lanka Travels” visited the ruins of Arankele Monastery, the austere abode of a sect of recluse monks who dwelt here in ancient times. Our guide from the D...  more »
  • 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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  • 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 »

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