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Seenigama Muhudu Viharaya

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Address: Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka

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The Seenigama Muhudu Vihara, which is visible from the Galle Road.

When you travel couple of kilometers starting from Hikkaduwa towards colombo side, the Seenigma Muhudu Vihara could be seen right from the Galle Road. The Vihara (Shrine could not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 February 2017
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Popular place for locals, especially Buddhists, but not much of interest to others really. The simple temple is located on a small island just off the coast. Amazingly, the temple was not destroyed by the devastating tsunami that crashed ashore in 2004.

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Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

When you travel couple of kilometers starting from Hikkaduwa towards colombo side, the Seenigma Muhudu Vihara could be seen right from the Galle Road. The Vihara (Shrine could not be reached by land. It is built on a rock and surrounded by water. There are so many people comming from everywhere, daily to worship the shrine. The boat trip want... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Ancient traditional place in hikkaduwa and you'll must visit. Nice boat trip and get a unforgettable experience

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is very religious super natural place so if you visit please make sure not to offend . Need small but rough boat ride to the island. Breaking a coconut if you want blessings. Nice surrounding, lot of locals go there to complain about wrong doings by others to the Hindu goddess.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A quaint Buddhist Temple driving from Galle towards Colombo - Seenigama is around 20 Kms. from Galle. A small Temple is also in the sea accessible only by boat. Limited time so was unable to visit the Temple in the sea. I walked around the landside area only. Another time ......

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Galle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best secret places in Galle district Every time when passing this place I used to stop and put a till and getting blessing Very powerful place

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Thank Chirath D
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a small island away from land when you head towards Colombo just after Hikka. Holy land. Goddess "Devol". Very good experience riding on boat. but you can't go when windy season at all. (near dec , april) You can see a small temple asigned for the goddess. You have to be so respectful if you visit it. Lots... More 

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Weligama, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Seenigama is a famous name among the Hikkaduwa Tourist Attractions.The land on which the Seenigama Temple is located in a small island can be access only by boat, You can see a deep freshwater well in the island. This temple is just in the water, in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by water. It has an interesting story as it is... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

the temple near to main gall-colombo road is full of locals that doing the rituals. you can take a boat ride to small island in the sea. since i visited in a poya day, temple in the middle of the sea is closed and boat ride is only took us near to the island but not landed i was charged... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This island is attached to the temple that you visit in order to see it. We saw it from land, the beach was nice next to the temple and had lovely sand and a good sunset view. It has an interesting story -- the lore is that if you lose something and suspect that it is stolen and come pray... More 

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