Walagamba Purana Viharaya in Gonaganara in Buttala is an ancient temple scatted with ruins of the ancient civilization in Rohana area. The temple is hidden deep inside Buttala on the Sella Kataragama road. The turn off to the temple is 14.5 km from Buttala and 25 km off Sella Kataragama. A small board indicate this turn off. The temple lies 1 km on this gravel road.
The main ancient artifact at the temple is the dilapidated stupa now resembling a large mound of earth. The trees has been cleared but no conservation has been carried out.
Map of the Buttala Gonaganara Walagamba Purana Viharaya
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Driving Directions to Buttala Gonaganara Walagamba Purana Viharaya
Route from Sella Kataragama to Gonaganara Walagamba Purana Viharaya
|Though : Buttala road|
distance : 26 km
Travel time : 30 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map