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Monte Fano

Ampitiya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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A Blessed Retreat!

Monte Farnham is a monastery of the Sylvestro Benedictine order. 3 km from Kandy town on the... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Rani525
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
The shroud of Turin and calm environment

-Good place to visit as catholic. -Free and open to everyone. -Calm environment. -Valuable... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2017
Hareendra P
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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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Sep 10, 2017
“A Blessed Retreat!”
Feb 11, 2017
“The shroud of Turin and calm environment”
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Ampitiya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Monte Farnham is a monastery of the Sylvestro Benedictine order. 3 km from Kandy town on the Ampitiya road. The Chapel contains a copy of the Turin Shroud. Up in the cool hills surrounded by the beauty of nsture, there's an indescribable feeling of peace....More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

-Good place to visit as catholic. -Free and open to everyone. -Calm environment. -Valuable information about The shroud of Turin.

Thank Hareendra P
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

That's is good place .Close to kandy.10 minutes drive from kandy city.without knowing any basic details a bit difficult to enjoy. The

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

So many memories here, frequented the small stone-walled chapel while growing up. The grounds are well kept. The monastery is picturesque, clean, restored. the surrounds are peaceful. The shroud of Turin had 2 copies made for experimenting, and when they were not needed, one replica...More

1  Thank Carmeline
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

This is situated 3 km away from the Kandy City along the Thalathuoya Road. There are a lot of priests staying at the Monte Fano. We have to climb a long path to reach this place. When we went there we can get the fealing...More

Thank kum2006
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

We took a tuk tuk to the monastery. The driver was not aware of the location, and our GPS/ google maps helped! The monastery is a small unassuming place. A young novice gave us an unofficial tour. The shroud of Turin had 2 copies made...More

7  Thank 1LifeStand
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

amidst the cool climated hills of kandy slightly away from the hustle of the city lies the Monestry of Monte Fano. a long winding road takes you uphill with mix feelings of growing curiosity and spirituality which leads you to a landing area surrounded by...More

4  Thank Ravinda W
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