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Best Things To Do In Bentota - Entrancing Attractions For The Visitor

The coastal town of Bentota in Sri Lanka is always an enjoyable place to visit. There are many things to do in Bentota, with engrossing activities and places to visit.

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Bentota River Safari

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Taking an enjoyable safari on the Bentota River will be an experience that will appeal to many visitors. A safari will take you to the well-known local mangrove areas and provide you with the opportunity to observe the attractive natural scenery of the region.

Brief Gardens

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Just 20 minutes away from the Bentota Beach, the Brief Gardens are a true delight for those who love both nature and architecture. The gardens are part of the former residence of the world-famous Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa who is considered as the creator of the concept known globally as "tropical modernism”.

Kande Viharaya Temple

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The renowned Kande Viharaya which can be found near the town of Bentota is famous for featuring the world’s tallest Buddha figure in the seated position. This striking statue stands no less than 48meters tall. If you are visiting this town make sure to reserve your stay in a place that gives close proximity to many attractions, the likes of Saman Villas.

Get Involved with Turtle Conservation

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Near Bentota, you will find a turtle hatchery that is sure to appeal to animal lovers. Turtle hatcheries such as this one have been established with the aim of protecting and nurturing endangered turtles by assisting them in their early life.

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