Anjaligala Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins at Tissamaharama – තිස්සමහාරාම අංජලිගල රජමහා විහාරය නටබුණ්

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The two rock inscriptions and the ancient stupa of  of Anjaligala Rajamaha Viharaya at Tissamaharama

The two rock inscriptions and the ancient stupa of of Anjaligala Rajamaha Viharaya at Tissamaharama

Traveling from Thanamalwila towards Weerawila you will come across the turn off to the Anjaligala Rajamaha Viharaya Temple after about 18 km.  Turning at the Department of Archaeology to the left and travel a further 4 km to reach this temple.

The new temple is built on a ancient archaeological site with number of ruins spread across the temple premises. Two rock inscriptions, a ruined pagoda which has not been escavated or conserved and large amount of pillars which once been buildings of the temple can be observed at this temple.

photo and information by the curtsey of Dr. Ashan Geeganage

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Route from Thanamalwila to Tissamaharama Anjaligala Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins

Through : Weerawila Road
Distance : 21 km
Travel time :30 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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