Gangaramya Temple, Colombo
Gangaramya Temple, Colombo - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: Street Sri Jinaratana Rd, Col 2
Ticket Price: 100 LKR
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
Timings: 05:30 am - 10:00 pm Details
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About Gangaramya Temple, Colombo
An assorted collection of ornamental and gold carven gifts presented by loyal devotees and well wisher over a long course of time is exhibited at this temple, which is literally a unification of a spiritual centre, a library and a unique museum. This Temple complex is run by the country’s adroit monk and has a distinctive collection which is worth observing.
The most tantalizing experience can be gathered on Navam Perahera in the month of February on the full-moon day. This day is marked as Poya and has significance to the temple rituals. This festival displays the rich religious and cultural tradition of Sri Lanka with Hundreds of monks clad in colouful robes solemnly walking in the procession are a unique sight. Youth clad in white carrying Buddhist flags march in front. Sacred relics housed in a casket are carried by a majestic elephant on its back. Dancers display the different types of dances prevalent in different parts of the country. So are the drummers who exhibit their skill in handling numerous forms of drums. Many elephants also participate.
Gangaramya Temple Information
- Try and catch up with the festivities celebrated in the Gangaramya temple like the The New Year “Sathi Pirith” Ceremony or the Buddharashmi National Vesak Festival.
How To reach Gangaramya Temple by Public Transport
- You can take the cool kangaroo radio cab, the ace cab or rent a taxi service. The cheapest and easiest way is to hire the tuk-tuk.
Restaurants Near Gangaramya Temple
- KFC- chicken wings
- Pizza hut
- Hotel De Pilawoos
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