Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Tampita Viharaya- දෑතව ශ්‍රී මහමුණි පුරාණ ටැම්පිට විහාරය

 

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Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Tampita Viharaya

Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Tampita Viharaya

Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Viharaya is an ancient Buddhist temple with a Tampita Viharaya belonging to the Kandyan era. The temple lies about 14 km from Giriulla 5 km from Narammala. To reach the temple from Giriulla , travel 10.5 km towards Narammala and turn to Dangolla road. 1.7 km on this road upto Kajugas Handiya junction and turn left. The temple lies 1.6 km down this road.

A Tampita Viharaya is a structure built on a wooden platform which rests on number of stone stumps usually 3-4 feet tall. The roof is held by a structure built of timber and the walls are generally made of wattle and daub. Walls inside the chamber is more or less always covered in paintings drawn mainly in Kandyan style.

Panavitiya Ambalama lie only 500 meters away from this temple.

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Map of the Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Tampita Viharaya

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Driving Directions to Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Tampita Viharaya

Route from Giriulla to Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Tampita Viharaya

Though : Dambadeniya – Metiyagane
distance : 14  km
Travel time :20 mins
Time to spend : 20-30  mins
Driving directions : see on google map

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