Alakolagoba Purana Viharaya and Randoliya Diyane Pokuna – අලකොලගොබ පුරාණ විහාරය හා රන්දෝලිය දියනෑ පොකුණ
Traveling through Meegahakivula towards Mahiyanganaya and 2km pass B86 road (Dambagahapitiya – Pinnagolla – Arawa – Meegahakiula road) a minor road to the right will take you to the Alakolagoba Purana Viharaya.
Granite pillar stumps of what had been the base of a Tampita Viharaya can be seen at this temple and and two guard stones with female figurines at this temple symbolizes that this was done by a queen’s craftsman.
At Loggal Oya which passes close to the temple, lies a place called Randoliya Diya Ne Pokuna. This is a natural pool and tradition state that the consort of king Walagamba used to bath at this pool. The rocks surrounding this natural pool shows signs of a structure being erected around this pond long ago.
Map of Alakolagoba Purana Viharaya
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Travel Directions to Alakolagoba Purana Viharaya
Route from Badulla to Alakolagoba Purana Viharaya
|Through : Mahiyangana Road|
Distance : 27 km
Travel time : 45 mins.
Driving directions : see on google map