Kandayaya Purana Pothgul Viharaya at Waduwawa – වඩුවාව කන්දයාය පුරාණ පොත්ගුල් විහාරය

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Waduwawa Kandayaya Purana Pothgul Viharaya

Waduwawa Kandayaya Purana Pothgul Viharaya

Kandayaya Purana Pothgul Viharaya is one of the hundreds of ancient Buddhist temples scattered across the Kurunegala District. Few drip ledge caves and granite ruins of an ancient temple complex can be seen at this temple today. A Sri Pathul Gala, an object of veneration before the development of Buddha statues is an indication that this temple’s birth going back to the early Anuradhapura Era.

This Temple lies at a bottom of a rocky mountain in Waduwawa village 9 kilometers from Polgahawela and 11 kilometers from Alawwa.

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Travel Directions to Waduwawa Kandayaya Purana Pothgul Viharaya

Route from Colombo to Waduwawa Kandayaya Purana Pothgul Viharaya

Route from Kurunegala to Waduwawa Kandayaya Purana Pothgul Viharaya

Though : Katunayake – Giriulla – Dambadeniya
distance :95 km
Travel time : 2-2.5  hours.
Driving directions : see on google map
Though : Pothuhera – Wadakada
distance :23  km
Travel time : 30- 40 mins
Driving directions : see on google map

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