Sambodhi Chaithya, Colombo

Sambodhi Chaithya, Colombo - Address

Address: Chaithya Rd Colombo 00100 Sri Lanka

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Sambodhi Chaithya, Colombo

This unusual but grand Buddhist stupa and shrine is built high upon two interlocking arches at the entrance to the Colombo Harbour. To get up there, you have to climb the stairs of the attached tower. Take your shoes off first, and then take deep breath. It's 260 steps to the top. From there, you have some of the best views you'll ever get of the city and the sea in Colombo. Naturally, visit at sunset. The inside walls of the stupa are covered with drawn panels that depict scenes from the life of the Buddha. It's a very serene and tranquil spot.

Sambodhi Chaithya Opening and Closing Hours

  • There's a small chance the stupa might be closed after hours. There is no way to confirm this right now.

How To reach Sambodhi Chaithya by Public Transport

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

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Sambodhi Chaithya, Colombo Reviews

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  • nice place. you can see the scenery around the harbour, new port city area and louts tower. I recommend to vist couples, friend and family with kids.

  • This is a very beautiful place to visit with your family. It has a nice view of the sea and the harbour. Also Can see inside the chaithya.

  • It has a great view of the harbor and is a vista point of Colombo. The temple needs constant maintaining tho. The inner chamber of the stupa has drawings of its history.

  • Wonderful place and can looking around the port..

  • Visit this place local or tourist. Nice view from top of colombo port and sea. Fetch binocular if have ...it will be a great point to observe

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