Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, Colombo

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Enjoy the spiritual atmosphere at Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, a Buddhist temple near Colombo. Buddha himself reputedly visited the original temple during his third trip to Sri Lanka (thus dating it to before 500 BCE). Destroyed several times during its turbulent history, notably by Indian invaders and the Portuguese, the temple was restored in the 18th century by the Dutch. Explore the complex and immerse yourself in the rich history and calm ambience. Step inside the quiet interior to see the numerous paintings and statues that depict the life of Buddha. Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • Buddhists believe the temple is most secret place.it is very secret place for people .there is a big story regarding this temple 
    Buddhists believe the temple is most secret place.it is very secret place for people .there is a big story regarding this temple  more »
  • Kelaniya Rajamaha viharaya is one of the most sacred ancient Buddhist temple located in Kelaniya, Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. It is among the country's sixteen holiest Buddhist shrines... 
    Kelaniya Rajamaha viharaya is one of the most sacred ancient Buddhist temple located in Kelaniya, Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. It is among the country's sixteen holiest Buddhist shrines...  more »
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  • It is a well known Temple where Lord Buddha visited third time for Sri Lanka. It has a proud history and the best place to visit the Temple and worship Lord Buddha. It has a meauseum also. There are some real pics of the Lord 's photos in younger age.

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