Kongoda Bodhirajaramaya Purana Tampita Viharaya – කෝන්ගොඩ බෝධිරුක්ඛාරාමය පුරාණ ටැම්පිට විහාරය

 

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Tampita Viharaya sketch og

A sketch of a Tampita Viharaya

Kongoda Bodhirajaramaya Purana Viharaya is an ancient Buddhist temple with a Tampita Viharaya belonging to the Kandyan era. The temple lies about 12 km from Kurunegala and 2 km off Barandana Junction on the Mallawapitiya – Keppetigolla 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.

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Map of the Kongoda Bodhirajaramaya Purana Viharaya

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Driving Directions to Kongoda Bodhirajaramaya Purana Viharaya

Route from Kurunegala to Kongoda Bodhirajaramaya Purana Viharaya

Though : Kuriyampola Road
distance : 11   km
Travel time :20 mins
Time to spend : 20-30  mins
Driving directions : see on google map

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