Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple, Colombo

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  • Address: Isipathana Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
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About Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple, Colombo

The temple, built in 1916, was constructed by a father in memory of his son. The father was D.D. Pedris, whose son Henri Pedris was executed by the British on a false charge of rioting. The temple is known for its large stupa, the many exquisitely carved Buddha statues, and a beautiful boa tree. The walls are filled with murals painted in the 1920s. The chambers are filled with Hindu and Buddhist relics and artefacts. People visit it as much for its serene atmosphere as for its many architectural highlights.

How To reach Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple by Public Transport

  • Take a tuk-tuk, taxi, or local bus to here.
  • Drive or walk to here.
  • Isipathana Bus Stop

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Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple, Colombo Reviews

  • Peaceful place. Only temple in Colombo with a such a calm atmosphere.

  • Peaceful place for the urban community. Old temple with great art and carvings.

  • Beautiful experience.

  • The temple everyone should visit. :-) great place for meditation

  • Peaceful place and great for meditation

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