Sithulpawwa Magul Maha Viharaya is a cave temple complex with has been dated to 2nd century BC and it is believed that the King Devanamapiyatissa and Queen Viharamahadevis marriage was consummated.
Yala was initially started as a Game Sanctuary by the British in 1894 today Yala National Park has the highest concentration of Leopards in the world.
Situated in Kirinda in Hambanthota District, Sithulpawwa Rajamaha Viharaya has also being called Chiththala Pabbatha in the ancient texts. Stone Inscriptions has identified this location as “Chithala Paawatha Vehera”. This temple complex is attributed to King Kavanthissa who ruled southern area…
A fisherman roaming the sea-coast spied a strange craft cast ashore at a spot called Dovera, near Kirinda. Coming nearer, he beheld the princess and forthwith carried the news to the king of the southern kingdom of Rohana – where Kavantissa ruled at Magama
Great Basses reef and the Little Basses reef are two rock formations on the south-east coast of Sri Lanka. Locals call these ‘Maha Ravana’ and Kuda Ravana’ reefs respectively.