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Mihintale

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
+94 77 783 5266
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“worth the climb” (20 reviews)
“walk up” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 783 5266
Ways to Experience Mihintale
from US$799.00
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"buddhism in sri lanka"
in 32 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 20 reviews
"walk up"
in 7 reviews
"top of the rock"
in 25 reviews
"rock climb"
in 6 reviews
"buddha statue"
in 28 reviews
"an amazing view"
in 7 reviews
"big rock"
in 7 reviews
"kaludiya pokuna"
in 8 reviews
"stone steps"
in 8 reviews
"nice sunset"
in 6 reviews
"magical place"
in 6 reviews
"nice walk"
in 11 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
"late afternoon"
in 12 reviews
"bare feet"
in 13 reviews
"without shoes"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our visit to Mihintale, even with the bad weather. The stupa is the prettiest one I have seen in Sri Lanka so far. We also loved taking pictures of local wildlife and the vast area we could look at. Definately go if...More

Thank Axel B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of hours here. Go at sunrise or sunset. Great views from the large stupor and Buddha. We didn’t as we’re both not great with heights but if you are, climb the main rock for spectacular views (we’ve seen photos). A surprisingly...More

Thank Ungeeignet
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on normal day.there was no soo much people .actually it is not difficult to climb it also adults.you can see lot of plces there.very nice top of rocak and near the pagoda...very nice place.

Thank aruna s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there in the morning as early as you can, but the silence of the place, the view on the top and the atmosphere are worth climbing up the last rock.

Thank LoLeTravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the climb to see the amazing view. Very quite and good exercise. Hired a tuk tuk to get there.

Thank Molly P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sacred site so you have to remove your shoes before entering. There are a lot of steps and a steep narrow pathway with a handrail to climb the rock--with bare feet! Very hot and windy up there but a super view of...More

Thank Gail A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the pick around this area. Burned off some calories after too many curries! Lol! A nice walk up steps and a cool walk up the rock which my 11 year old enjoyed and did not fret too much about. If you are stupored...More

Thank Murray F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's bit slippery on the rock on top and windy also it's hot out there in a sunny day. Very small pathway to climb the rock

Thank NishD
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place with a lot of history. I would recommend to all people to take a guide who will tell you all about the history and the Buddhist religion. Super interesting and really ads up to your visit here. If you come across Nananda...More

Thank Anniek Z
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the most sacred places in Sri Lanka. Definitely want to go again and worship this sacred place.

Thank KimRichE
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Julie072010
7 January 2018|
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Response from ShamiraPremachandra | Reviewed this property |
No you won’t be able to cover hose 3 places in one day. You will need at least two days but even that would be very difficult.
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aleisha b
9 August 2017|
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Response from chanuruban | Reviewed this property |
For local visitors it's free and for foreigners there is a fee!
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Mixa207
20 November 2016|
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Response from Patrick G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the exact number of stairs but if you drive there with a van or tuk tuk there are some main stairs to climb and then some stair to the three main attractions on top! Should be doable with some fitness! Do mine... More
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