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Great location for a temple

In the summer of 2018 we (Dutch familie of 4, kids 13 and 18) travelled to discover the beauties of... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
The Netherlands
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Temple on the rock and awsome beach

Very awsome temple on the rock over ocean and Kirinda beach. Not so far from Tissa. For thé way... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Roman V
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Kirnda, Kirinda 82614, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

In the summer of 2018 we (Dutch familie of 4, kids 13 and 18) travelled to discover the beauties of Sri Lanka. We saw the stupa/dagoba of this temple from a distance, walking on the beach and decided to visit it. After climbing the stairs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BVvdB
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very awsome temple on the rock over ocean and Kirinda beach. Not so far from Tissa. For thé way use Tuk Tuk from Tissa its very Cheap. Enjoy a beautiful Kirinda beach without people, with rocks and big waves. Looks like a paradise. Must visit!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Roman V
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Amazing view. However best time to visit is during the evening coz it's very sunny and hot during the day time

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TForTravelWeb
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The temple was just so calm , clean. Sitting on the rocks along the sea was very soothing , amazing place to see sunset and enjoy evening breeze .

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank subrat s
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The temple is built on the top of huge rock formation on the edge of the ocean. The views are stunning.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank vvalker
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Situated at the edge of the sea on top of a rock/high ground about 0.5 km from Yala junction. History of a first ever known Tsunami and princess Viharamaha Davi being sacrificed to the sea to stop the tsunami. History says she beached on the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RuwanW32
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if you’re in the area for the views but i wouldn’t be travelling a long way to see it. You have to leave your shoes at the entrance.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank When-on-me-travels
Reviewed 6 October 2017

this is historically valuable place. beautiful scenario is there.you can see the beautiful indian ocean

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dimuthu S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Located around 250m far from Yala turning junction in the Kirinda road. Situated in a high ground on a rock. So have a fascinating view of beach and sea. Can see two light houses in a clear weather.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SandaruVish
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Most amazing place if you want to see a starry night in a location away from most civilization comforting and a relaxing holiday environment good choice of food and the beach is not crowded with people overall it is an excellent place to stay if...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank arnold k
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