Angurukaramulla Temple

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  • Address: Temple Rd, Negombomaristhala, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 08:30 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Statue, Family And Kids

About Angurukaramulla Temple, Negombo

If you think 6-meter long reclining Buddha statue perched in the ruins of an ancient temple would interest you, then a visit to the Angurukaramulla Temple has got to be on your list of things to do in Negombo. You are greeted by a very characteristic dragon face at the entrance, only to intrigue you further in the temple’s insights. The interiors are also notable of ancient murals, that are certain to leave you awestruck. To make things further interesting, there is also a three-hundred-year-old library concealed in thick moss here! 

How To reach Angurukaramulla Temple by Public Transport

  • Tuktuk or on foot 

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Things to Know Before Visiting Angurukaramulla Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Negombo include Angurukaramulla Temple in their plan

  • 19.89% of people start their Angurukaramulla Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Angurukaramulla Temple

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

94.79% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Angurukaramulla Temple

People normally club together Negombo Beach and Main Fish Market while planning their visit to Angurukaramulla Temple.

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Angurukaramulla Temple, Negombo Reviews

  • Peaceful atmosphere in the temple grounds. Beautifully crafted murals could be seen in the temple.

  • You have to donate, and if the staff does not satisfied with the amount, the man is so angry and unfriendly. It is about only the money. I will never go back.

  • The Angurukaramulla Temple is a very cool place to visit if you're in Negombo. It's best known for its epic statue of the Buddha, and its dragon-entrance - inside you find detailed murals that date back centuries. There is also a 300+ year old ruin of a historic library here, covered in moss.

  • One of the most beautiful temples I saw in sri Lanka, very colorful and beautiful. Many drawings and statutes.

  • Historical Place, And a place filled with calmness and so many buddhists come for their religious things.

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