Kukurampola Kukuluwa Rajamaha Viharaya – කුකුරම්පොල කුකුළුවා රජමහා විහාරය

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The dilapidated stupa of Kukurampola Kukuluwa Rajamaha Viharaya

The dilapidated stupa of Kukurampola Kukuluwa Rajamaha Viharaya

The first thing which comes in to mind when you speak about Pelwatta is the massive Sugar Plantation. However thousands of years ago this area was a thriving Buddhist community with temples dotting the landscape.

Taking the road towards the entrance of the Pelwatte Sugar Plantation from Pelwatta juction and traveling for 3 km will bring you to the Kukurampola Junction. Anoter 1.5 km from here over the Kukurampola reservoir will bring you to the ancient Kukukuwa Rajamaha Viharaya.

The temple consists of a ancient dilapidated stupa, now resembling a mound of earth. You will find a number of granite artifacts from the ancient temple gathered around this stupa.

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Travel Directions to Kukurampola Kukuluwa Rajamaha Viharaya

Route from Wellawaya to Kukurampola Kukuluwa Rajamaha Viharaya

Through : Thanamalwila Road
Distance : 20 km
Travel time : 30 mins
Time to spend : 30  mins
Driving directions : see on google map

Map of Kukurampola Kukuluwa Rajamaha Viharaya

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