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Japanese Peace Pagoda

Rumassala, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Japanese Peace Pagoda, a tribute Reference Tsunami, is the Best Place to get a Great Sun Setting Over Galle.

The best place to get a great shot of sun setting over Galle and can also be a very quiet spot to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Titus D
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Sri Lanka

We got a tuk tuk up to the pagoda and they waited before taking us back. Absolutely beautiful site... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
418amylw
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London, United Kingdom
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Rumassala, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place to get a great shot of sun setting over Galle and can also be a very quiet spot to for meditation during the day. One the most beautiful dagoba which was offered by the Japanese Government as a tribute for the tsunami....More

Thank Titus D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got a tuk tuk up to the pagoda and they waited before taking us back. Absolutely beautiful site and a very peaceful place for a moment of reflection.

Thank 418amylw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Unawatuna it is worth the little hike from the beach. A very peaceful place with lovely overview over the sea.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a lovely spot to visit, quite tranquil amidst giant Buddha statues. A spot dedicated to the victims of the fateful Tsunami of 2004

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Delightfully secluded, on a promontory on the Galle Barbour, we were the only visitors as we circled the pagoda, allowing us the space to enjoy its tranquility. Embellished with only a few reliefs of Buddha, a quiet contrast to the busy activity of the old...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Worth the detour! Spent 3 hours there, enjoying the site, the breathtaking views, breathing the peace and serenity this place gives. Meditated in total quiet and peace. A must go if in the area.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Serene place if you want some peace and quiet with a great view. Not far from Galle in a tuk tuk or you can climb from jungle beach too. Dress modestly if you intended to go inside the temple.

Thank Arnab D
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is a place of religious worship for Buddhists. The peace pagoda has been built in recent times in line with the Sri Lanka / Japan goodwill exchanges. Has a nice view and is also a very quite / serene place for the religious mind.

Thank Thishanie D
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is quite a piece of architecture. Unfortunately when we visited it had been raining and, as you must remove your shoes to go onto the pagoda and it is a smooth tiled floor, it was dangerously slippy and did not feel safe to walk...More

Thank NessieNoo
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We really loved visiting here, it was beautiful, peaceful and a wonderful experience. Recommended if staying in Unawatuna.

Thank Kris B
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esraagalil
24 August 2017|
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Gurka33
15 December 2016|
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Response from Aroonie | Reviewed this property |
Don't miss the Jungle beach though! It's a lovely hidden little beach with calm shallow water. On the way up/down there's a little restaurant that doesn't really look like much from the outside but we got some really ice... More
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Layla A
10 December 2016|
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Response from Manojin911 |
Since, it is a Buddhist temple, it should be free and open year round.
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