Somawathiya Stupa, Polonnaruwa

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  • Lots of developments to the surrounding area and the access road since my last visit 6 years ago. The access road is elevated and concreted up to the main entrance a small car can reach the place with...  more »
  • This is a famous Buddhist temple here.The stupa is beautiful. Worth the visit.You need about an hour here.  more »
  • Wonderful atmosphere in both eve and morning. You will see many elephants in the near vicinity at eve. 4-5pm. And many peacocks at morning between 7-9am. Good place to meditate. Daytime temperature is...  more »
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  • There are lots of incidents related with this religious place. You can see those stuffs with photos when you get there. This place is so nice, well maintained even it is situated very far from the rural area more like middle of a forest. Yeah Somawathi National Park. You can see some Elephants at the evening times. There is a car park and they are charging some little price, as well as you can contribute for the maintains going on this Temple.
  • Road way is good..better to travel in dry season, in rainy season it will get flooded. Do concentrate only on sacredness of the place. Unveil inner peace with Lord Buddha saying, not through blind sighting.
  • Buddhist Religious place. Jungle area with Wild elephants. But no harmful. Parking area is available. Better if you can arrange you visit before 5 pm to this place. Light vehicle can access this place smoothly... Infrastructure are being developed.
  • It was a spiritual experience! I would recommend that if you ever visit Sri Lanka you must go here. You come out a newer person!
  • This temple is sacred as the temple of the tooth relic in Kandy. This too has the tooth relic of Buddha. ( From the right ). The Chaithya glows on occasions. Good accommodation facilities are available here from dormitories to AC Rooms for pilgrims. Non AC triple is only Rs 3500. Rooms clean bed linen clean & attached bathroom is clean. Need to book in advance.
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