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value of buddhisam

beach is so nice. inside has all the story, why this place is so valuable. it was maintained by... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Kandy, Sri Lanka
A place with religious importance

The Navy personal explains the history of the temple which is very helpful. The beach next to the... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Dilinie G
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

beach is so nice. inside has all the story, why this place is so valuable. it was maintained by sri Lankan navy. they had a small canteen & siting cabanas & clean toilets area. offered beli mal with hakuru.

Thank udayangis
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The Navy personal explains the history of the temple which is very helpful. The beach next to the temple looked beautiful. However, the road leading to the temple is not carpeted hence takes time to reach than you think.

Thank Dilinie G
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is one of the earliest sea ports in Lanka where the Ven. Sangamitta the daughter of Emperor Ashoka of India brought a sapling of the Bo tree that the Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. The temple is well maintained & an ideal place to meditate.

Thank Harsha P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a temple which gives you the peace of mind you have been searching for. Best place for Meditation. This is cleaned and maintained by Sri Lankan Navy. This temple is placed next to the beach where Sangamitta arrived with the Bo tree. This...More

Thank Athmajan V
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

An ancient port with historical values... According to the known history sri sangamitta has brought a branch of sacred bo tree to sri lanka from this port. Nothing can be seen there except newly built temple and monuments.

Thank Malith D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is another spot worth visiting to observe some peace and quietness and see the local buddhist devotees take part in their daily relegious duties. Observe silence, modest dress and no footwear

Thank fjp4564
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Dambakola Patuna Sangamitta Temple is a very calm and historic temple in Jaffna. Superb Location and Holistic Temple

Thank Nirosh G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Dambakola Patuna also called as Jambukola Patuna which was used as an ancient port and have great historical value behind that. Though the current look of the temple has modern building architecture the story behind this location is thousands year ago happened. According to the...More

1  Thank Girl From C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Very clean and well kept location. Calm and quiet. A credit to those who maintain the location. More significant to Buddhists and those interested in Sri Lankan history. Important for children to see the place as its part of Sri Lankan heritage. The sea there...More

Thank Dushyantha P
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a nice temple which worth seeing if you are going in the top coastal belt. Recently there had been some developments in this place but the historical value is priceless.

2  Thank Chrys_Perera
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