Mawela Malwathu Purana Tampita Viharaya – මාවෙල මල්වතු පුරාණ ටැම්පිට විහාරය

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Mawela Malwathu Purana Tampita Viharaya

Mawela Malwathu Purana Tampita Viharaya
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Mawela Malwathu Purana Viharaya is an ancient temple with a Tampita Viharaya  hidden away just few hundred meters away from Ganethenna Junction on Kandy Road in Kegalle District.

One of the unique features a visitor could observe today at this temple  is the Tampita Vihara Ge. Tampita Vihara were a popular architectural feature of temples during the Kandyan era. The temple is built on top of granite stumps with wooden platform laid across the stumps.

To reach the temple, turn on to the  Mahanthegama Road from Ganethenna junction. The temple lies just 200 meters on this road.

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Traveling to Lewangama Tampita Viharaya

Route from Ganethenna to Mawela Malwathu Purana Tampita Viharaya

Distance : 200 m
Travel time : 5  mins
Driving directions : see on google map