A highly visited location in Sri Lanka, the Gangaramaya Temple is easily one of the best examples of Colombo and its appeal. The temple brings together cultural essence with a blend of modern architecture adored by many. Want to know more?
Featuring an amalgamation of Chinese, Thai, Indian and Sri Lankan architecture, this Buddhist temple gracefully compliments its surrounding. It consists of various different sections with each having their own highlights like the relic chamber, museum and library for instance.
The Gangaramaya Temple is well known to have been the home for a number of erudite Sri Lankan scholars. Namely, Waskaduwa Sri Subhuti Thero, Weligama Sri Sumangala Thero, Ratmalana Sri Dharmarama Thero and many others.
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Apart from being a place of worship, the Gangaramaya Temple is also a centre for learning today.
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