Attanagoda Sri Vishuddharamaya Purana Tampita Viharaya
The two storied Attanagoda Tampita Viharaya (Aththanagoda Tampita Viharaya) lies close to the more popular Ambulugala Rajamaha Viharaya. Travelling about 5km from Kegalle towards Kandy up to Molagoda and taking a right turn and traveling a further 5km on the by roads will bring you the ancient Attanagoda Rajamaha Viharaya.
The Tampita Viharaya at the temple is large and is built as a two storied building. Tampita Vihara was a popular architectural feature during the Kandyan kingdom where the temple was built on a platform which was held on an array of pillars, mostly stone.-0-
The Tampita Viharaya at Attanagoda Viharaya lies on the upper floor of the structure. The building does not have a circumambulating path generally found in such structures. The inner image house is 6.93 meters long and 3.66 meters wide. This structure was declared as a protected archaeological site in 28 January 1977.
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Driving Directions of Attanagoda Sri Vishuddharamaya Purana Tampita Viharaya
|Form Kegalle to Attanagoda Sri Vishuddharamaya Purana Tampita Viharaya|
|Through : Moragoda|
Distance : 11 km
Travel time : 30 mins
Time to spend : about 30 mins
Driving Directions : See Google Map here