Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple Tours

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This stunning temple located in the heart of Colombo is one of the city’s most iconic religious structures. Travelers who venture to this top attraction will find colorful history, distinct architecture and deep religious roots. 

Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple borrows elements from Thai, Indian, Chinese and Sri Lankan architecture. Visitors who wander the grounds—either solo or with a guide—will find elements that are distinctive of each unique tradition throughout. The structure is situated near Beira Lake and is home to a temple, pagoda, assembly hall for monks, museum, library, residential hall and several other key structures. But travelers say it’s the rows of praying Buddhas and quiet reflecting pools and elaborate interiors that make Gangaramaya worth a visit.

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The temple is located at 61 Sri Jinarathana Road, Colombo 2. It is just northwest of the Viharamahadevi Park and the National Museum.
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Address: 61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo Sightseeing and Shopping Private Tour Including Lunch

Spend the full day enjoying personalized attention while you sightsee, shop, and eat a Sri Lankan lunch. Stops can include Independence Square, Galle Face Green, and the Gangaramaya Temple before spending some free time shopping for souvenirs. A traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant is included. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Colombo City Tour by Tuk Tuk

Get an intimate look at the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo during this 3.5-hour sightseeing trip by tuk tuk with a small group. Travel like Sri Lankan locals do as you weave through traffic, stopping to check out city landmarks like Colombo Harbour, the Pettah neighborhood, Wolvendaal Church, Independence Square, Gangaramaya Temple, and much more.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Evening Tour: Colombo Tuk-Tuk Food Safari

Combine food tastings with sightseeing on a private 4-hour evening tour of Colombo by tuk-tuk. Climb into a comfortable, customized tuk-tuk with a private driver-guide, and delve into Colombo’s bustling streets to enjoy the sights, culinary delights, and city lights. Ride by famous landmarks, explore the hottest entertainment spots, and make food stops to sample local staples and snacks. Enjoy the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks stowed inside your tuk-tuk cooler as you explore.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Colombo City Day Tour

Enjoy a 6-hour city sightseeing tour of Colombo, the bustling capital of Sri Lanka. An informative guide takes you to major highlights such as the ocean-facing urban park of Galle Face Green; the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka; and the War Memorial, Independence Square and more. End your tour with some bargain hunting on a shopping excursion.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Tour: Night Cycling in Colombo

Explore Colombo’s historical streets on two wheels on this private 5-hour evening cycle tour. Pedal around illuminated squares, landmarks, and parks in the quieter atmosphere of dusk while learning about their history. View Independence Square and Gangaramaya Temple, check out lesser-known colonial-era sights, and visit Galle Face Green, the seafront green originally created by the island's Dutch rulers. Light snacks and refreshments, plus full cycling equipment included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Shore Excursion Colombo Port Terminal To Colombo City Tour Highlights

Go on a comfortable and in-depth exploration of Colombo from your cruise ship on this shore excursion tour. Depart from the port in an air-conditioned vehicle with a driver and learn about the history of the city. Spot many of the city’s highlights, including the National Museum,Old Parliament, Independence Memorial Arcade, Beire Lake, and more.
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Phnom Baset and Udong Mountain Tour

Stray from the beaten path during a private outdoor adventure to Mt. Oudong and the reclining Buddha at Phnom Baset, an ideal choice for active travelers with a love of nature. A guide takes care of the driving and navigation so that you can spend more time focusing on the scenery, while hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off means that you won’t waste time trying to find a start point.  Plus, you’ll receive the undivided attention of a private guide.
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Private Colombo City Tour

Sightseeing in Colombo can be stressful if you’re using cabs or the often-crowded buses. Check out the city’s attractions in one smooth, easy trip on this private tour, with a guide to fill you in on the sights. Traveling by private air-conditioned vehicle, view Beire Lake, the Lighthouse-Clocktower, and more; and tailor the duration and itinerary to suit your personal wishes. Central hotel pickup and drop-off are included for convenience.
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
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Private Colombo Tea & Herb Tour

All-inclusive tea tour near Colombo, with a sneak-peek into the nitty-gritty and the secrets of the tea journey; includes an introduction into different flavors of Ceylon tea, a blind tea tasting competition, High-tea with delicious food and desserts and a chance to make your own tea mix to take home. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
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2 Days Private Vehicle With Driver -Explore Sri Lanka By Your Own Plans

Enjoy your 02 days holiday in Sri Lanka with ease by booking this product. Your friendly and professional, Experienced Chauffeur Guide will greet you upon your arrival and guide you throughout your holiday in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned vehicle. It’s that easy.
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Private Colombo City Tour With High Tea In Taj Samudra Hotel

See Colombo’s sights without negotiating public buses or cabs, and with afternoon tea as a final flourish, on this private tour. Cruise easily around the sights by air-conditioned car, visit the Seema Malakaya temple and other landmarks, and explore bustling streets, gardens, and craft emporiums, all as your guide shares insight into Colombo’s culture and history. Your tour is capped by a hotel high tea and convenient return hotel transfers.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Highlights Colombo Day Tour With Afternoon HIGH TEA In Taj Samudra Hotel

Explore Colombo City with a local in an air-conditioned vehicle. During this 4 hour tour, learn about Sri Lanka's capital city, visiting its most popular attractions. This family friendly tour is highly recommended for first time visitors.
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Round-Trip Private Transfer from Bandaranayake Airport

Appreciate this private arrival transfer from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) to your hotel in the selected city to begin your vacation in Sri Lanka on the right foot. When you arrive at the airport, your professional driver meets you and takes you directly to your hotel. Relax, during 1 hour, an air-conditioned vehicle and arrive at the hotel safely and efficiently. This is limited to a maximum of 15 travelers.
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Highlights Colombo Day Tour With Afternoon HIGH TEA In Galle Face Hotel

Explore Colombo City with a local in an air-conditioned vehicle. During this 8 hour tour, learn about Sri Lanka's capital city, visiting its most popular attractions. This family friendly tour is highly recommended for first time visitors.
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Colombo To Bandaranayake International Airport Transfers (BIA)

Pre-book this private arrival transfer from Colombo City hotels  to your Bandaranayake International Airport (CMB) to ending your vacation in Sri Lanka . When you ready at Hotel Lobby, your professional driver meets you and takes you directly to Airport. Relax in your private, air-conditioned vehicle and arrive at Airport safely and efficiently.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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City tour Colombo

Hotel pick up and visits kelaniya rajamaha viharaya templeGangarama templeIndependent square old parliamentColorful Hindu templeGale face Bazaar markets And some shoppings
  • Duration: 5 hours
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7 Days Private Vehicle With Driver -Explore Sri Lanka By Your Own Plans

Enjoy your 07 days holiday in Sri Lanka with ease by booking this product. Your friendly and professional, Experienced Chauffeur Guide will greet you upon your arrival and guide you throughout your holiday in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned vehicle. It’s that easy.
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Private Colombo City Tour With High Tea In Galle face hotel Hotel

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Colombo Tuk Tuk Safari

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Private Colombo City Tour with Traditional Srilankan Lunch

Explore the city of Colombo in the comfort of an air-conditioned car or van on this private tour. Depart from your hotel and visit many of the city’s highlights, including the National Museum,Old Parliament, the Independence Memorial Arcade, Beire Lake, Colombo Harbor, and more. Enjoy a traditional Sri Lankan lunch.
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Private Colombo City Tour With High Tea In Kingsbury Hotel

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Highlights Colombo Day Tour With Afternoon HIGH TEA In Galadari Hotel

Explore Colombo City with a local in an air-conditioned vehicle. During this 4 hour tour, learn about Sri Lanka's capital city, visiting its most popular attractions. This family friendly tour is highly recommended for first time visitors.
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Highlights Colombo Day Tour With Afternoon HIGH TEA In Kingsbury Hotel

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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private day tour at Colombo city from Negombo

Enjoy a private day tour of Colombo the capital city of Sri Lanka and experience the cultural and historical values remains in this  rapidly developing city. In this tour you will be taken to main highlights in the city such as Gangaramaya temple, Seema Malakaya,National Museum, BMICH, Independence Square, Galle Face and more.Further move on to shopping with most attractive collection of quality products.
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
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