Japanese Peace Pagoda

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: Rumassala, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple

The Peace pagoda is the most peaceful attraction in Galle with tranquility oozing out of it. Located on top of the Rumasalla Mountain, the double stored white structure can be reached after a short trek. You can also take a tuk-tuk or car up the mountain. The view from the peaceful temple is breathtaking. The temple is surrounded with tall trees overlooking a gorgeous jungle beach.

  • Wear comfortable footwear for the trek.
  • A ritual is performed at the temple everyday around 5:30 pm.
  • Although the temple has no entry fee they may ask for a donation.

  • Train: Unawatuna Railway Station
  • Katugoda Railway Station        
  • Galle Railway Station
  • Bus: Unawatuna Bus Stop              
  • Eramudugaha Junction Bus Stop
  • Katugoda Bus Stop

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  • Japanese Peace Pagoda Address: Rumassala, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda Timing: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Japanese Peace Pagoda(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Japanese Peace Pagoda: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Galle include Japanese Peace Pagoda in their plan

  • 36.96% of people start their Japanese Peace Pagoda visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Japanese Peace Pagoda

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Japanese Peace Pagoda

People normally club together Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex and Rumassala Sanctuaries Jungle while planning their visit to Japanese Peace Pagoda.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • This space is stunning during the sunset. It is also a deeply energetic place. I encountered a simple understanding of Dukkha as I sat in the prayer room. This place is worth a visit for both external beauty and internal calmness. Do remember to donate and contribute to the maintenance of the space.

  • Visited: Sep 5, 2018. We visited this place on a bright sunny morning. There were very few visitors at this time.Maybe this place is more beautiful in the evenings. The views of the ocean from this pagoda are breathtaking. It was indeed very quiet and peaceful here. God willing, wish to visit this place sometime again.

  • Date of visit- 5th September 2018 Visited this place in the morning and it was sunny, the views were fantastic from here. The striking white pagoda with ocean backdrop is indeed soothing and calming. Since there was no crowd we took our time and explored the place at leisure while enjoying the scenic views.

  • A small temple near the jungle beach. Good place to go and relax your mind. Have a good view of the sea.

  • Very nice temple to worship and observe sea far away. Ground is getting pretty hot during noon hours so you will have to run instead of walking since you have to take off your footwear around temple area. Parking is available for nearly 10 vehicles. You don't have to pay for anything such as tickets. You can donate some money to the temple if you like.

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