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Japanese Peace Pagoda

Rumassala, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Peaceful

Serene place if you want some peace and quiet with a great view. Not far from Galle in a tuk tuk or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Arnab D
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Serene place

This is a place of religious worship for Buddhists. The peace pagoda has been built in recent times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thishanie D
,
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“peace pagoda” (72 reviews)
“galle fort” (43 reviews)
“jungle beach” (139 reviews)
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Rumassala, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very peaceful pagoda, right beside Jungle Beach. The view is stunning. Great for enjoying a full view of Old Town Galle and the port areas.

Thank Nirjhar B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really a nice quiet spot over looking the ocean - with good views. The pagoda is a large white affair and is really quite simple and tidy. It was built in conjunction with the Japanese. At the cardinal points there are gold...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Far from the hustle and bustle of the unuwatuna beach. Beautiful sunset and scenic view with backdrop of prayers and chanting

Thank Anil B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a busy public holiday but all was calm. Nice views across to Galle, just a pleasant, quiet interlude in the day.

Thank Notdunroaming
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very quiet place- best to visit in the morning/evening when it's not too hot. Take a tuktuk from the main road- it's a good 3km walk at least otherwise. It's not a huge or famous attraction, we were just 6 when we went. White...More

Thank BhanuPratapE
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Japanese Peace Pagoda stands prominently on a small hill overlooking the ocean. Painted brilliant white, it is highly visible for miles. This beautiful structure was built by Japanese Buddhist monks in 2005, paid for by the people of Japan and opened to the public...More

Thank mikeclapham92
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esraagalil
August 24, 2017|
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Gurka33
December 15, 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
December 10, 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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