Trip Planner: Asia / Sri Lanka / Southern Province / Galle District / Unawatuna / Japanese Peace Pagoda
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 .
Japanese Peace Pagoda Reviews
Its in the famous Rumassala mountain, calm place to have a walk and if you wish to engage in Buddhists religious activities, It's on your way to jungle beach in Rumassala, Galle. more »
Beautiful view from the pagoda. Worthy to see it! It is away from the main road but if you are staying in this area or visit the jungle beach, will be on the way. 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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