Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil, Colombo

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Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil, Colombo - Address, Phone Number

Address: Srimath Ramanadan Mawatha Colombo Sri Lanka

Phone: +94-112431252

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Time Required: 00:20 Mins

Timings: 05:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

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Usually Hindu temples explore with color. Not this one. It's a little surprising to see. The whole temple is made from grey granite from South India. The only splash of color on the outside are the bright palm trees lining the avenue to the entrance. As you enter, you'll see the color scheme on the inside is identical. But instead of palm trees, it's the vivid orange of garlands strung across demure looking statues inside their individual alcoves. The temple is at its liveliest during the annual january harvest festival of Thai Pongal, when Hindu devotees throng the place.

The temple is named after Gate Mudaliyar Arunachalam Ponnambalam, who began building the temple in 1856, and fell ill and passed away during his services to it.

Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil Information

  • Photography is not allowed.

Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil Opening and Closing Hours

  • Times were taken from a secondary source and may not be accurate. Call the attraction ahead of your visit.

How To reach Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil by Public Transport

  • Take a tuk-tuk, taxi, or local bus to kotahena bus stand.
  • Drive or walk here.

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  • It is one of the most popular and famous temple that is entirely made up of south granite stone ,This is the one best Hindu temple in Colombo city, very special on Sivarathri times, parking space available inside the temple, it’s a must visit place, you will get peaceful mind.

  • Peace of mind. Happiness of our human being .silence of meditation. Cultural mind. Activities.

  • I felt the calmness and peaceful experience here. One of the Shiva Eashwaram in Srilanka.Lord Shiva and Parwathy are the main Shrines. Temple was built fully with stone bricks .Roof also built with stone bricks.This is the amazing feature of temple.

  • One of famous god siva’s temple in capital colombo srilanka.There are so many god siva’s temple in srilanka.this is famous for one of them.The temple was built in ancient time srilanka when the indian king ruled time.

  • Most ancient Lord shiva temple

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