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Sella Kataragama Temple

Kataragama, Sri Lanka
+94 77 117 7012
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Nice place

This is a holy place situated next to Manik ganga. (river). There are lots of small shops and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Padma S
,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Significant Religious site.

After we parked the car, we walked ton a lane that has lots of shops on each side selling food... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Honisoiquimalypense
,
Derby, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kataragama, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 117 7012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a holy place situated next to Manik ganga. (river). There are lots of small shops and restaurants. But beware of touts and fake faith healers and what not. The temple above the kovila is a nice place to relax. Day time temperature is...More

Thank Padma S
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

After we parked the car, we walked ton a lane that has lots of shops on each side selling food, drinks, souvenirs etc and then we entered the temple complex. The main temple sits on the banks of a river. The temple is undergoing some...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

It is a sacred place. You can observe much more activities if you can be there by morning 10. Highly crowded place in the weekend.

Thank Pasan M
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This temple is close to Kathirkamam Murugan temple but not sure if you can walk it. It is situated next to a river same as Kathirkamam Murugan temple. It is a must go place for religious people.

Thank Woody992
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Sella kataragama, at a short distance from Kataragama is a beautiful plce. A village with all the basic ingredients of a village. A Ganapathi temple is at the centre , surrounded by the Shrines of Durga Devi, and Shiva on the sides . A small...More

1  Thank Sivakumar V
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Another place of worship in the locality and all locals visiting the town makes it a point to visit and offer their worship to this place too. A historical place with lot of stories of how it came to be.

Thank Thishanie D
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beleif is that Sella Kataragama has to be visited first before visiting Kataragama. Sella is about 10 minutes drive from Kataragama. The road to Sella from Kataragama is beautiful with trees lined on both sides of the road. If you are travelling by bus then...More

Thank Balaji J
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This temple is right in the river of manikai Ganga. The temple is small and it is recommended to go here before visiting the katharagama temple

Thank Yoga C
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Unlike as in Kataragama, here people coming for their wishes, may be for a exam, for a sickness.. Usually very crowded. But, mind relaxing.

Thank Nilusha A
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit in kataragama. It's very crowded. But still very popular with Hindu and Buddhist population in Sri Lanka.

Thank anuradha666
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