Wewurukannala Viharaya

Wewurukannala Viharaya


There is a large Buddha statue in this temple which is 160 feet high. There are 3 Buddha houses in this temple. The oldest Buddhist temple was built in 1870. In this house there is a sleeping idol and in addition there are statues of Agra disciples and various instances of Jataka stories and different characters of the Buddha are depicted here. The relics of the Buddha and his disciples are kept in the da gaba located in this Wewurukannala temple.

The largest clock in Sri Lanka can also be seen at this Wewurukannala viharaya. Wewurukannala viharaya is a place of worship that is highly revered by the Wewurukannala temple.

Route:Take the 22 km main road from Matara to Tangalle and turn left towards the new Beliatta road (turn left when coming from Matara) and you will come across the Wewrukannala buduraja maha viharaya. There are parking facilities in the Wewurukannala temple.

History: The history of Wewurukannala Raja Maha Viharaya goes back to the Rajadhirajasinghe era in Kandy.



Related Videos

Religious Places

Best Religious Places
Religious Places

Sri Lanka is a Buddhist country with a very proud history of Buddhism. That is why there is a large number of Buddhist thinkers all over the country. We have created this page to make it easier for you to find information about your favorite place if you are a tourist who likes to visit religious places in Sri Lanka. It also includes places of interest for Hindu and Islamic Catholic religions.

Read more

Historical Places To Visit In Sri Lanka

Beaches To Visit In Sri Lanka

Best Beaches
Best Beaches in Sri Lanka

The coastline around Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It can be classified as South Coast, West Coast, Southwest Coast, North Coast, Northeast Coast, East Coast, Southeast Coast, Northwest Coast. Things you can do in those beautiful beaches Surf & Yoga, Island kiting, For various world water sports, Riding the boat, Swimming, Visiting underwater museums, Deep sea fishing, Watching dolphins, Whale watching, Viewing coral reefs, Watching the sunset and sunrise, etc.

Read more

Muhudu Maha Viharaya - Pottuvil

Buddhist temple
of ancient historical value
Muhudu Maha Viharaya

Muhudu Maha Viharaya is a Buddhist temple of ancient historical value. Built over 2000 years ago by King Kawan Tissa of Ruhuna. Muhudu Maha Viharaya is located 2 km away from Pottuvil town in the Ampara District of the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka.

Read more

Nelligala International Buddhist Center - Kandy

Buddhist Center
Nelligala International Buddhist Center

Nelligala, built in 2015, is located in the village of Murutalawa in the Kandy District. Located on the top of Nelligala mountain it is a popular destination for visitors and tourists alike for its breathtaking beauty and breathtaking scenery.

Read more