Buddhist Temple or Buddhist Monastery

Galamuduna Temple

Galamuduna Temple - Kahatharuppa area in the Badulla District

Galamuduna Temple is located in the Kahatharuppa area in the Badulla District and is today known as the 'Galamuduna Temple' as it is located on a rock top. It is said that below this rock there is a chamber where the Arahants meditated and a palace inside the rock. When you look down from this temple, you can enjoy the natural beauty. Read More

Nelligala International Buddhist Center
Nelligala International Buddhist Center - Kandy

The Nelligala International Buddhist Center is as famous a place of worship for Buddhists as the Temple of the Tooth. Nelligala International Buddhist Center, 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 Read More


kahataruppa Temple
Maha Shrawaka Viharaya (kahataruppa Temple) - Badulla

Maha Shrawaka Viharaya (kahataruppa Temple) is located in the Kahatarappa area in the Badulla District of the Uva Province and is still under construction. Located about 15.6 km from Badulla town. Read More

Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya
Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya - Badulla

Muthiyangana Rajamaha Viharaya is the main Buddhist temple located in the Badulla District of Uva Province. Located about 1.6 km from Badulla town. It is said that this temple got its name because the Read More


Alugolla Samadhi Buddha Statue
Alugolla Samadhi Buddha Statue - Badulla

Alugolla Samadhi Buddha Statue A large Buddha statue still under construction on the top of Alugolla hill, about 1.5 km from Badulla town in Badulla district of Uva province. If you come to see this place, you can see the city of Badulla with clear views. The Alugolla Samadhi Buddha Statue is another famous place in Badulla that you can visit while hiking to Narangala mountain. Read More

Muhudu Maha Viharaya
Muhudu Maha Viharaya - Pottuvil

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. Also known as Ruhunu Maha Viharaya. This is also known as the place where Queen Vihara Maha Devi, the wife of King Kawantissa celebrate Read More



Gokanna Rajamaha Viharaya
Gokanna Rajamaha Viharaya - Trincomalee

Gokanna Raja Maha Viharaya is located at a distance of about 4.7 km from the town of Trincomalee. The Koneshwaram Kovil is located on this road. This is a Buddhist temple with a lot of ancient artifacts. Read More

Dhowa Rock Temple
Dhowa Rock Temple - Badulla, Bandarawela main road

The Dhowa Rock Temple is a protected heritage site of Sri Lanka located in the central hills of the Uva Province on the Badulla - Bandarawela main road. Read More


Purana Kadadora Viharaya
Purana Kadadora Viharaya - Kandy

Kadadora Temple is another unique temple located in the historical Kotmale area. The reason for such uniqueness is that in the present day, that is, AD. The temple can be seen after 1979 due to the severe drought. The temple is located on the banks of the Kotmale Oya, at the foot of Kadadora Kanda. Read More

Single tree hill temple
Single tree hill temple - Nuwara Eliya

Single tree hill temple (Swarnagiri Maha Viharaya) is a Buddhist temple located on a newly built single tree hill in the Nuwara Eliya District. It is also known as the 'Single Tree Mountain Temple' as it is located close to the Single Tree Mountain. It is a popular Buddhist temple located in Nuwara Eliya. Read More


Buduruwagala Temple
Buduruwagala Temple - Wellawaya

Buduruwagala is the largest stone statue of Buddha in Sri Lanka. It should be noted that this is a slightly elevated (not fully raised) statue. There are seven carvings on this rock. This book was published in AD. It is believed to belong to the 8th-9th century (it was the era of the Anuradhapura Kingdom). This is believed to be evidence of Mahayana Buddhism in the Rohana kingdom of ancient Sri Lanka. However, there are no historical records of the exact period. Read More

Yudaganava Rajamaha Viharaya
Yudaganava Rajamaha Viharaya - Buttala

Yudaganava Rajamaha Viharaya is located in Buttala area of Uva province. This is the place where King Dutugemunu and Saddhatissa fought in the 161st century BC. This is the first place where King Dutugemunu stayed with his troops during the First War in the North, on his way north from Magama. Mahanaga Raja Magama established the kingdom and built the Chulangani Vihara complex. According to the construction, this can be seen as a Chulangani Vihara complex due to the Read More


Ambuluwawa
Ambuluwawa - Gampola

As a result of ten years of development throughout the town of Gampola in the Kandy District of the Central Province, this screw-shaped tower became known as Ambuluwawa in our country as well as in the whole world. This beautiful creation was nationalized after the development work started in 1997 and was completed in 2007. The top of the hill is 3567 feet above sea level. Ambuluwawa is located amidst the Siripada, Knuckles, Bathalagala and Hanthana mountain ranges. Read More

Bahirawakanda
Bahirawakanda - Kandy

Bhairava Kanda is a beautiful hilltop facing the Tooth Relic in the Kandy District of the Central Province. Its 650 feet tall Buddha statue has attracted many local and foreign tourists. Planting a southern branch of the Jayasree Maha Bodhi, erecting a Bodhi wall and a gold fence, this Buddha statue has been further expanded and given the taste of Dhamma to the area. In the past, this shrine could be called a shrine dedicated to the good of the country and those Read More


Batadombalena
Batadombalena - Kuruwita area in the Ratnapura District

Considered to be the Batadombalena Cave, this beautiful place has a cave and a beautiful waterfall. It is considered to be inhabited by ancient humans. Located in the Kuruwita area in the Ratnapura District, it is one of the most important archeological sites in Sri Lanka where evidence of prehistoric man has been found. This cave is located at an altitude of about 400 meters above sea level. The cave is 75 feet long, 30 feet high, and 15 feet wide. A large number of evidences of human beings who lived 35,000 years ago have been found here. Today it is a human division with an advanced brain that lived tens of thousands of years ago in prehistoric times. Read More

Gadaladeniya Temple
Gadaladeniya Temple - Pilimatalawa

Gadaladeniya Viharaya (Dharmakeerthi Viharaya) is an ancient Buddhist temple located in the Kandy District of Sri Lanka. It is located about 1 km from Pilimatalawa Junction on Daulagala Road. This temple is considered to be the most complete stone temple in present day Sri Lanka. It dates back to about the 14th century. According to ancient sources, this temple was built by King Buwanekabhahu IV (1341-1351 AD) on the instructions of Ven. Dharmakeerthi. It is said that the king entrusted the construction of this temple to his chief minister Senadhilankara and he built the temple according to the plan of Ganeshwarachari in the South Indian architecture. Read More


Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery
Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery - Kubalwela

Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery is one of the most beautiful places you can visit on your excursions to Ella, Bandarawela and Badulla. Read More

Batatotalena Cave
Batatotalena Cave (Diva Guhava) - Kuruwita

Batathota Junction at 07 km (07 km) on the Kuruwita Erathna Siripa Road in the Kuruwita Divisional Secretariat Division in the Ratnapura District. Read More


Kudumbigala Monastery
Kudumbigala Monastery - Pottuvil

Situated on a beautiful rock in the middle of a very quiet natural reserve about 22KM from Yala Kumana Sanctuaries in the Eastern Province and about 22 km from Pottuvil, Ampara, this is a place of worship where the monks meditate. It is a once in a lifetime must visit place and if you go there do not forget to take alms or dry food and other necessities to the monks who live there. Read More

Ravana's Cave
Ravana's Cave - Ella

According to the Ramayana, King Rawana abducted Sita Devi and kept her in a cave near Vitravana Falls. Today known as the Ravana Cave, this cave is located at a distance of about 3 km from the town of Ella on the Ella - Wellawaya road. The cave can be reached through a difficult path of about 600 steps above the Ravana Vihara built by King Walagamba. Read More


Honda Hitha Nelum Budu Kuluna
Honda Hitha Nelum Budu Kuluna - Tissamaharama

The total height of the "Honda Hitha Nelum Budu Kuluna" is about 127 feet. A Samadhi Buddha statue in the Dharmachakra seal. The Dharmachakra seal is 18 feet long and 9 feet wide. The height of the head is about 16 feet. All visitors are not allowed to climb to the top of the "Honda Hitha Nelum Budu Kuluna". Located on : Tissamaharama, Polgahawelena, Pannegamuwa Road. Read More

Sri Nagala Raja Maha Viharaya
Sri Nagala Raja Maha Viharaya - Nikawewa

Sri Nagala Raja Maha Viharaya located in the Nikawewa area between Moragollagama and Madagalla is a very beautiful place of worship. It is said that this temple was built during the reign of King Devanampiyatissa and is situated at the foot of a huge hill. This temple which was in ruins for a long time was later cleared and turned into a complete sacred place. Read More


Yatala Dalada Wehera
Yatala Dalada Wehera - Tissamaharama

Magama in the south is an important city as old as the historical kingdom of Anuradhapura. Like Rajarata, Ruhuna has many shrines of historical value built by ancient kings. The Yatala wehera which is considered to be the first dagoba in Ruhuna is one such ancient shrine. Read More

Mulkirigala Rock Monastery
Mulkirigala Rock Monastery - Hambantota

Mulkirigala Rock Monastery is located in a beautiful area in the Mulkirigala West Grama Niladhari Division of the Weeraketiya Divisional Secretariat in the Hambantota District of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. In 1826, William Daniel, a foreign watercolor painter, Read More


Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara - Tissamaharama

This Tissamaharama Temple is located close to the Tissamaharama Lake and belongs to the Tissamaharama Divisional Secretariat. Tissamaharama is worshiped by Buddhists as one of the sixteen places where the feet of the Buddha were touched. The temple with the Silapassa Read More

Kiri Vehera
Kiri Vehera - Kataragama

Kiri Vehera is an ancient stupa built by King Mahasen and located in Kataragama, Sri Lanka. It is 95 feet high and 280 feet in circumference. According to folklore, BC. It is believed that during the third and last visit of the Buddha to Ceylon in 580, he met King Mahasena who ruled the Kataragama area or the Kataragama Park. It says that King Mahasena (King) met the Buddha and listened to the sermon of the Buddha and built the Dagaba as a symbol of gratitude for it. Read More


Sithulpawwa Rajamaha Viharaya
Sithulpawwa Rajamaha Viharaya - Hambantota

Sithulpawwa Rajamaha Viharaya is a very old Buddhist place in the Hambantota district in the southern part of Sri Lanka. Located about 18 km from Kataragama town. It is located very close to the Yala Sanctuary which has attracted many foreigners. Legend has it that it was built by King Kavantissa. Read More

Ramba Raja Maha Viharaya
Ramba Raja Maha Viharaya - Ambalantota

Ramba Raja Maha Viharaya is an ancient Rajamaha Viharaya of archaeological value located near the town of Ambalantota in the Hambantota District in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Read More


Sandagiri Dagaba
Sandagiri Dagaba - Tissamaharama

Sandagiri Vihara is located 300 meters east of Tissamaharama Vihara. It is a part of the four main temples of Ruhuna, Menik Vehera, Yatala Vehera, Tissamaharama and Sandagiriya. Read More

Wedihiti Kanda (Wedahiti Kanda)
Wedihiti Kanda (Wedahiti Kanda) - Kataragama

Wedihiti Kanda (Wedahiti Kanda) is another famous place of worship for the devotees who visit Kataragama is the hill where they lived. Located at a distance of about 3.5 km from Read More


Sella Kataragama
Sella Kataragama - Kataragama

Kataragama is a place of worship for many religious people in Sri Lanka. Sella Kataragama is a small temple located on the banks of the Menik River, about 5.2 km northwest of Kataragama. Read More

Mahiyanganaya Raja Maha Viharaya
Mahiyanganaya Raja Maha Viharaya - Mahiyanganaya

Mahiyanganaya Raja Maha Viharaya is a temple located in Mahiyanganaya or Mahiyanganaya in the Badulla District of the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. This temple is special because of the dagoba where Read More


Avukana Buddha Statue
Avukana Buddha Statue - Anuradhapura

The Aukana Buddha Statue is located facing the Kalawewa in the Avukana village west of the Kalawewa in the Anuradhapura District of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. There are five largest standing Buddha statues in Sri Lanka. The Avukana Buddha Statue is one of them. In many parts of the island, instead of the tank and the dagoba, the tank and the Buddha statue can be seen. Read More

Ritigala Monastery
Ritigala Monastery - Anuradhapura

Ritigala is a mountain range that has given rise to many mysterious beliefs. Some say that Ritigala was an area inhabited by Yaksha tribes in the early days.It can be seen that some of the pilgrims who visit Anuradhapura now come to Ritigala to see its beauty. Foreign tourists also visit Ritigala. As a result, there are several hotels in the area that cater to their needs. A ticket of Rs. 20 is required to enter here. Read More


Ruwanwelisaya
Ruwanwelisaya - Anuradhapura

Ruwanwelisaya is located in the Anuradhapura District of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka, was built by King Dutugemunu. It was the largest stupa ever built in Sri Lanka at that time. First, the stupa was dug seven cubits deep into the ground. Then limestone was brought in by strong men, put in the pit, cut into pieces, watered, and leveled by elephants in leather shoes. After that the stones were reinforced with a type of clay called Wedaru clay. Read More

Nagadeepaya
Nagadeepaya - Jaffna

Nagadeepa is the highest place for Buddhists in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Nagadeepa is an island surrounded by the sea, about 32 km from the city of Jaffna. Nagadeepa sacred area where the Supreme Buddha visited for the second time Dutugemunu, Saddhatissa etc. who ruled in Sri Lanka history records that kings protected and cared for them during their reigns. Read More


Sri Pada / Adam's Peak
Sri Pada / Adam's Peak - Ratnapura

Sri Pada / Adam's Peak is located in the Ratnapura District of the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka, it is the most sacred peak in the world. Thousands of devotees climb this mountain once a year to worship the Lord Buddha. The ancients believed that people did not worship during the off-season and that the off-season was dedicated to gods and animals. This off-season is a time of heavy rainfall, heavy fog as well as strong winds. Read More

Seenigama Sri Devol Maha Devalaya
Seenigama Sri Devol Maha Devalaya - Hikkaduwa

Seenigama Sri Devol Devalaya located on the beach beyond the 96th mile post on the Colombo-Galle Expressway in Hikkaduwa Weragoda in the Galle District is believed to be around 1300 years old. But only evidence of a 300 year written history of the Seenigama Devalaya remains. Seenigama Shree Devol Sacred Area can be seen on a slightly higher rock that looks Read More


Kuragala Buddhist Monastery
Kuragala Buddhist Monastery - Balangoda

Kuragala Buddhist Monastery is one of the oldest Buddhist ruins in Sri Lanka. Dating to the early second century. This is a place named as an Archaeological Reserve located in the Balangoda area. This is also known as the oldest archeological site found in Sri Lanka. This temple is located in the Balangoda area in the Ratnapura District of the Sabaragamuwa Province Read More

Dalada Maligawa
Dalada Maligawa - Kandy

Dalada Maligawa is located in the Kandy District of the Central Province of Sri Lanka. This is the place where the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. This is the place where the relics of the Lord Buddha are placed. In 1988, the Temple of the Tooth was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It has won the tourist attraction of local as well as foreign tourists. Read More


Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi - Anuradhapura

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is a sacred fig tree located in the Mahamewa Garden in the Anuradhapura District of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. This Bo tree is located in Anuradhapura and is the southern branch of the Jayasree Maha Bodhi in South India. Under which Buddha attained Enlightenment. Read More

Thanthirimale
Thanthirimale - Anuradhapura

Thanthirimale is one of the oldest settlements in Sri Lanka. A historical place of worship and a beautiful place of worship. Thanthirimale is one of the oldest settlements in Sri Lanka in terms of location and historical background. The Thanthirimale area bears witness to the existence of settlements in Sri Lanka even before Mahinda's arrival. Read More


Mirisawetiya
Mirisawetiya - Anuradhapura

Mirisawetiya Dagaba was built by King Dutugemunu (161 BC- 137 BC) after the war between King Elara in the city of Anuradhapura which is known as an ancient city as well as a sacred city in the North Central Province. According to legends from history, King Dutugemunu had deposited the relics of the Buddha in his staff and had gone to Tissa Lake to bathe. When I came back after the bath and tried to take the stick, I was unable to take it. Read More

Isurumuniya Rajamaha Viharaya
Isurumuniya Rajamaha Viharaya - Anuradhapura

Isurumuniya is a Buddhist temple located near Lake Tissa in the Anuradhapura District of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The specialty here is the exquisite sculptures. Among them are Isurumuniya lovers, the elephant pond, and the royal family. Read More


Jetavanaramaya
Jetavanaramaya - Anuradhapura

The Jethavanaramaya was built by King Mahasena of Anuradhapura (276-303) and his son Sirimegawanna. It is believed that this monument was built on the place where Mahinda Maha Thera was cremated. A one meter thick brick wall adjacent to a layer of ash and coal was recently excavated at the stupa. It is believed that this is the chamber where the remains of Mahinda Maha Theru are buried. Read More

Matale Aluvihare
Matale Aluvihare - Matale

The Aluvihare in Matale is so famous because it was at this place that the Tripitaka was written in palm leaf books during the reign of King Walagamba II. This Matale Aluvihare dates back to the reign of Devanampiyatissa before the reign of Walagamba. Evidence of this is not uncommon in the temple. Several inscriptions belonging to the reign of Devanampiyatissa can be seen in this temple. Ven. Mangala Keerthi Sri Saranankara Read More


Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya
Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya - Kelaniya

Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya is a place of worship for Sri Lankan Buddhists and a temple where the feet of the Buddha were touched. The Kelani Temple is located along the Kelani River as a testament to the Buddhist tradition of the country. Buddhists believe that the Supreme Buddha visited Kelaniya for the third time during his visit to Ceylon at the invitation of King Mani Akkika Na. Read More

Dambulla Cave Temple
Dambulla Cave Temple - Matale

Dambulla Cave Temple is a Rajamaha Viharaya located in the Matale District in the central part of Sri Lanka. This site is located 148 km northeast of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. This is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The peak rises 160 m above the surrounding plain. There are more than 80 documented caves around here. Read More


Lankapatuna Samuddragiri Viharaya
Lankapatuna Samuddragiri Viharaya - Trincomalee

Located about 50 km from Trincomalee district. Lankapatuna Samuddragiri Viharaya in Trincomalee is known as the oldest Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. Princess Hemamala, the daughter of the Guhasiva kings of India, and her son-in-law, the Tooth Prince, took the left tooth relic of the Buddha and mounted it at this place called Lakdiva Lanka Patuna. Read More

Abhayagiriya Stupa
Abhayagiriya Stupa - Anuradhapura

Abhayagiri Viharaya was built by King Walagamba of Lakdiva in the first century BC. AD It functioned well until the eleventh century. Abhayagiri Vihara is one of the most beautiful temples in Sri Lanka and is the second largest Buddhist sect in Sri Lanka. This can be included in the category of Buddhist founding universities such as Nalanda, Jagaddala and Wickramashila which existed in ancient India. Foreigners, including King Gunavarman of Kashmir and Chinese Read More


Kirinda Vihara Maha Devi Temple
Kirinda Vihara Maha Devi Temple - Tissamaharama

The Kirinda Maha Viharaya can be reached by traveling about 07 miles on the Tissamaharama - Kirinda road. Kirinda belongs to the Tissamaharama Divisional Secretariat. In ancient times this was called 'Meda Viharaya'. This shrine has an important place in the history of Ruhuna. King Kelani Tissa sacrificed his daughter Vihara Maha Devi to the sea to save the people from the threat of flooding. Read More

Lankaramaya
Lankaramaya - Anuradhapura

Built by King Walagamba on an ancient site in the Galhebakade area of Anuradhapura, this stupa is similar in shape to the Thuparamaya. A large number of stone pillars have been found around this place and only a few stone pillars remain today. The stupa is about 10 feet high and 45 feet in diameter. Read More


Mihintale
Mihintale - Anuradhapura

Mihintale is a very old Buddhist temple, rock and reserve located in the Mihintale area in the Anuradhapura District in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. Mihintale is also known as the birthplace of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Read More

Seruwawila
Seruwawila - Trincomalee

Seruwawila Rajamaha Viharaya is an ancient Buddhist temple located in the Trincomalee District in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. This temple was built by King Kavantissa who reigned in the 2nd century BC. Read More


Wedihiti Kanda In Kataragama
Wedihiti Kanda In Kataragama - Kataragama

Wedihiti Kanda (Wedahiti Kanda) is another famous place of worship for the devotees who visit Kataragama is the hill where they lived. Located at a distance of about 3.5 km from Kataragam town. This is a temple built on top of a rock. A wonderful place to watch the sun rise. The journey is a bit tiring. Read More

Sella Kataragama
Sella Kataragama - Kataragama

Kataragama is a place of worship for many religious people in Sri Lanka. Sella Kataragama is a small temple located on the banks of the Menik River, about 5.2 km northwest of Kataragama. This is a place of worship for Hindus as the site of Prince Kanda. Mid-May, April and mid-July are the best time to visit Kataragama and see the sacred ethnicity. Read More


Maligatenna Purana Rajamaha Viharaya
Maligatenna Purana Rajamaha Viharaya - Gampaha

Maligathenna Purana Rajamaha Viharaya is a tourist attraction located in the village of Malwathuhiripitiya in the Gampaha District of the Western Province of Sri Lanka. The temple is built on a rock at the top of a small hill. There are several very old caves here. There are many shreds of evidence that this temple had a very ancient. Read More

Devanagala
Devanagala - Mawanella

Devanagala is also known as the Dasen Vehera built during the reign of King Dhatusena during the Anuradhapura period when evidence of prehistoric times was found. Two inscriptions belonging to the Polonnaruwa and Kandy eras have also been found here. There is also a temple made of ruined stones. There are several sculptures Read More


Isinbessagala
Isinbessagala - Medawachchiya

Isinbassagala Ruwangiri Rajamaha Viharaya is a beautiful temple built on a rock in the Medawachchiya area in the Anuradhapura District of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The temple is located on a large rock which is more than 530 feet high Read More

Lenagala
Lenagala - Kegalle

Lenagala Viharaya is located in the Karawanella area in the Kegalle District of the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is a very old cave temple built to preserve the uniqueness of the natural beauty of the place. This is the largest and most beautiful of the drip-lined cave temples. Read More


Degalathiriya Rajamaha Viharaya - Galaudathenna
Degalathiriya Rajamaha Viharaya - Galaudathenna

Degalathiriya Raja Maha Viharaya, located at a distance of about 16 km from the city of Kegalle, is one of the ancient sites associated with the Walagamba kings. There is a rock with a special location near the temple. There is a stairway behind the temple to climb this reminiscent rock. It is a narrow strip of rock that stretches up to about 500 m (sometimes more) and in some places Read More

Buddhangala
Buddhangala - Ampara

Buddhangala is a name that has recently been dropped, and it is believed that the name Buddhangala was coined because the rock here looks like a reclining Buddha statue. It is located in the Ampara Division of the Digamadulla District in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. This area is about 1280 acres and several large rock towers stand out together. Each of these boulders Read More


Dematamal Viharaya
Dematamal Viharaya - Monaragala

Dematamal Viharaya is a unique site of archeological and historical value located in the village of Okkampitiya in the Monaragala District in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. A special place of worship for tourists as well as devotees visiting Monaragala. A special place of worship for tourists as well as devotees visiting Monaragala. And this land is always Arahant a place of merit that was consecrated by the monks Read More

Wewurukannala Viharaya
Wewurukannala Viharaya - Dikwella

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 temple. Read More


Gangaramaya Temple
Gangaramaya Temple - Colombo

One of the most popular Buddhist temples in Colombo, Gangarama Temple is famous for its serene surroundings and serene atmosphere. The temple has a unique architecture and is located on the banks of the famous Bera Lake. On the opposite side of the lake are several statues and intricate carvings. Read More

Kande Viharaya Temple
Kande Viharaya Temple - Aluthgama

Kande viharaya is a major Buddhist temple in Kalutara district, Sri lanka. The temple has got its name " Kanda vihara" as it built on top of a hill located near to Aluthgama town. The Temple has been formally recognized by the government as an archaeological site in Sri Lanka. This is a very attractive place. Read More


Mahiyanganaya Nagadeepa Viharaya
Mahiyanganaya Nagadeepa Viharaya - Mahiyanganaya

Mahiyanganaya Nagadeepa Viharaya is an ancient temple in the Rideemaliyadda area in the Badulla District in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. The ruins of this temple are located adjacent to the Nagadeepa Reservoir at Rideemaliyadda. Read More

Kadurugoda Temple
Kadurugoda Temple - Jaffna

Kadurugoda temple is a Buddhist temple with 61 dagobas, a small hamlet and archaeological site located in the Chunnakam area in the Jaffna District of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is said that the large dagoba here was used for pilgrimage. Read More


Saragama Temple
Saragama Temple - Kurunegala

Saragama Temple is located in Saragama. Saragama is a beautiful village very close to the city of Kurunegala. Those who know the name Saragama will remember Saragama Lake and this nearby temple. When we say Kurunegala, everyone remembers Athugala, but the location of this temple is also related to Athugala. The standing statue here and the huge sitting statues in Athugala are placed in a straight Read More

Danakirigala Raja Maha Viharaya
Danakirigala Raja Maha Viharaya - Mawanella

Danakirigala Raja Maha Viharaya is a very ancient temple located near Mawanella in the Kegalle District of the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. In the past that great rock was known as 'Vaddammana Pawwa'. An inscription with pre-Brahmin inscriptions confirms that this sacred land has a long history. The history of this sacred place goes back to the time of the second visit of the Supreme Buddha to Ceylon. Read More


Ibbagala Rajamaha Viharaya
Ibbagala Rajamaha Viharaya - Kurunegala

Ibbagala Rajamaha Viharaya is an ancient cave temple located in the Kurunegala District of the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. Read More

Karambagala Hermitage
Karambagala Hermitage - Kandy

Karulena Aranya Senasana is a forest monastery located in the Ridiyagama area in the Hambantota District in the Southern Province Read More


Ranawana Purana Rajamaha Viharaya
Ranawana Purana Rajamaha Viharaya - Kandy

Ranawana Purana Rajamaha Viharaya is located Located in the Pilimatalawa area in the Kandy District. There is something special about this shrine. That is the tallest walking Buddha statue in Sri Lanka sitting in this Ranawaka Vihara. This is also considered to be the tallest walking Buddha statue in the world. This Buddha is 80 feet high. The total height is 100 feet with lotus flower and base. Read More

Degalldoruwa Raja Maha Viharaya
Degalldoruwa Raja Maha Viharaya - Kandy

Degaldoruwa Rajamaha Viharaya is an ancient temple of historical value located in the Kandy area. At the foot of a rock, the protruding area is surrounded by bricks. This stone temple is adorned with a large number of high quality frescoes created during the Kandyan period. Cree .w. It is said that it was built during the reign of King Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe who ruled from 1747 to 1782. This temple is made of high quality stone, wood and clay and is another good example of great Sinhala architecture. Read More


Hindu Temples or Kovil

Thirukkoneswaram Kovil

Thirukkoneswaram Kovil - Trincomalee

Thirukonswaram Kovil is located at a distance of about 5 km from the city of Trincomalee. It is a marvelous creation located on top of a tall rock that surrounds the sea on three sides. BC is said to have been built around 1580. It is also known as the kingdom of King Ravana about 500 years ago. The annual festival of Thirukkoneswaram Kovil is held in the month of April. Read More

Okanda Devalaya
Okanda Devalaya - Pottuvil

Okada Dewala is another place you can visit when you come to Arugam Bay. This is located on the Panama Forest Road near the port of Okanda. This place is located on the way to see Kumana bird paradise. Many people, irrespective of race or religion, come to worship this place with reverence. Read More


Aadishakti Seeta Amman Temple

Aadishakti Seeta Amman Temple - Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya is about 8 km from Badulla road and it is right next to the road. Everyone knows the story of Rama Ravana Sita. As a place of worship for Hindus, it is often inhabited by Indians. There is a good toilet system. Read More


Catholic Churches

Adisham Bungalow

Adisham Bungalow(Monastery) - Haputale

Adisham Bungalow is an attraction not to be missed. A short drive from Haputale town will lead you to this absolutely gorgeous place. Adisham Bungalow, a monastery run by Benedictine Monks, is wrapped in the tranquility of the misty hills. Surrounded by a birds sanctuary and a thick forest cover, Adisham Bungalow is an ideal place for you to enjoy nature during your holiday in Sri Lanka. Read More

Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Church - Nuwara Eliya

Holy Trinity Church This is the oldest church built in 1852. It has a very old piano, there is a cemetery from the time of the whites. Nuwara Eliya old railway station. Now this is the bus depot. The old buildings are still there. Even the old stage is still there. Read More