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.
- Tampita Vihara Heritage of Sri Lanka
- Ancient Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka
- Other Places of Interest Within 25 kilometers
Map of Mawela Malwathu Purana Tampita Viharaya
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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