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Designed to focus on peace between all peoples, Japanese Peace Pagoda sits atop a hill overlooking a beach, with views stretching down into the city. Take a stroll up the hill, or take a rickshaw all the way to the top. Before you enter the temple, remember to cover up your shoulders and knees and remove your shoes. Once inside, take a moment to appreciate the message sent by the Buddhist monks who built the pagoda, and snap photos of the various Buddha statues. To visit Japanese Peace Pagoda and get the most from your holiday in Unawatuna, create itinerary details personal to you using our Unawatuna trip itinerary maker app.
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This is one of the peach pagodas built by Japanese in SL. Peace pagoda in Rumassala is built on top of Rumassala hill as a result it has beautiful surrounding view. more »
Not very far from Galle city and you can go there by a vehicle too. This is a nice place but better visit during evening. Then its less sunny and nice for photopgraphy too. Cloth wise no big... more »
A beautiful structure. Really amazing how all the Japanese peace pagodas look. Beautiful view and beautiful location.
On the hillside west of Unawatuna, this impressive pagoda was built by Japanese Buddhist monks of the Mahayana sect in 2005, as part of their scheme to build peace temples in conflict zones.
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