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Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, Nuwara Eliya

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Gawp at the tall statue of Hanuman, and enjoy the incredible views from the top of Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple. Built and maintained by the Chinmaya Mission, and devoted to Lord Hanuman, legend has it that the great Hindu god once visited the site of the temple. Inside, you can admire the famous 4.8 m (16 ft) tall statue of Hanuman, carved into a striking figure from black granite. Step outside to admire the small surrounding shrines and enjoy sweeping vistas over Kotmale Reservoir Lake. Reward yourself with a traditional Indian meal at the onsite restaurant. Put Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple into our Nuwara Eliya family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • there you will see huge lord hanuman, it is on top of mountain, and made very nice and neat, we were not lucky enough to have darshan, but higgle recommendable place, good books are also available whi...  more »
  • We visited this Hanuman temple which was on our way from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya. The temple is located at a picturesque location. Its beautiful. 
  • Visited the beautiful Hanuman Temple which is run by Chinmaya mission. The grounds and temple are very well maintained. The evening aarti and chanting of Hanuman Challis were very powerful. Delicious ...  more »
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  • Good place to visit. Accomdation facilities are available for visitors. But should be improved more. Prices of the sales outlets are too high. There wheel drivers who hire at the place are careless about the commuters as well as their passengers lives. Better to avoid taking three wheelers to go up and down. If possible better to walk up and down when u come in a bus.
  • I feel the real spirituality here. Really its best place to meditate. Meditation hall is here at underground. Greate things are here to feel. Anjeneyar looking beautifully :)
  • According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is a area, where the forces of Rama's gather to fight against King Ravana. This temple was built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and dedicated to Hanuman. This temple houses for 16 feel height statue of Hanuman. The temple is located on hill with serene surroundings and Chinmayananda Mission library and accommodations for living built around the temple. Right in the middle of nature, the tranquil environment brings any mind to a quiet meditative level. The God's Pooja is done in a unique way! Instead of one aarti. Poojari uses several different aartis including one with copper... This temple is located on the way to Nuwara Eliya from Kandy. The temple premises is huge and located on a hill. You get a wonderful hill view from the top. You can also view the hill that depicts Shri Hanuman in a sleeping position. There is no entrance fee for the temple. The temple has a pure veg restaurant... We can reach this temple by en route to Nuwara Eliya from Kandy from the main road we have to climb the mountain it takes hardly 10 minuets otherwise you can pick an auto which they charges 100 LKR . Once you reach the Temple amazing view of valley,peaceful a mission. Good temple to visit . An excellent vegetarian thali, cooked and served by the Tamilian ladies who are followers of the Chinmaya Principle. food is fresh, the restaurant over looks wood apple trees , the hills in the distance and excellent South Indian Saapad. The women serve you hot rice, rasam and a simple meal. It is a nice temple. Even for people who are just passing by should drop by specially for the restaurant. It is called Annapoorni and is run by the chinmaya mission. Be sure to call and ask if they are open. It is truly a hidden gem for people who are looking for pure vegetarian food in Sri Lanka and...
  • Beautiful location great views. Good vegetarian restaurant available. Imposing temple.
  • Hanuman is my fevarait god thats way