Buddha statue in Gangaramaya temple, Colombo Sri Lanka

Buddha statue and stupa

  • Taken: August 15, 2016 15:11
  • Location: Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo - Map

Biggest and one of the holiest temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It’s supposedly to have a sacred relic of Buddhas hair stored in one of the well protected cabinets. It was a nice temple, but nothing really special if you have been around Asia a lot. This inner yard was really pleasant spot though.

Tip: In big cities never believe anything people say about coming festivals, bus timetables etc. Or at least check the info from at least two sources before getting a tuktuk there. Otherwise you’ll get hustled bad.

Photo of Buddhas hair in decorated container

Buddhas hair in decorated container

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  • Aperture ƒ/3.5
  • Focal length 26mm
  • ISO 125
  • Shutter speed 1/640s