Gangaramaya Temple

Gangaramaya is Situated in the bustling inner-city Colombo, nearby the scenic Beira Lake, this intriguing temple complex is simultaneously a hugely popular tourist attraction, a place of worship and a learning and vocational training center.
Although the architecture of the temple is mainly of Sri Lankan architecture, it can be seen in Indian, Thailand and Chinese. This temple was said to have been built in the 19th century by a trader and ship owner named Don Bastion, who had played a leading role in reviving Buddhism.


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