Gangaramaya Temple

Gangaramaya Temple

248 VIEWS | Published on 16/08/2017

The Gangaramaya Temple the Hearts of Colombo and one of the foremost Buddhist monasteries in Sri Lanka

Gangaramaya Temple is one of the most important temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka, being a mix of modern architecture and cultural essence, also it is very special when it comes to the annual Vesak festival, which is a grand festival that is celebrated by the Buddhist people and also that plays a big role in preserving the Buddhist Culture. The Gangaramaya Temple conducts annual Perahera with programs and rituals that attracts thousands of people. It is located beside a Holy Bo Tree on the waters of Beira Lake. This temple is most popular for its imposing buildings and is complete with a chetiya, bo tree, relic chamber containing the relics of the Buddha and Arahat Seevali and alms halls.

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