Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Viharaya is a Buddhist temple in Medabedda, Matale with ruins of an ancient Tampita Viharaya built during the Kandyan Kingdom. The temple lies off 7 km off Galewela town. Take the Palapathwela road from Galewela and travel 5 km to reach the Medabedda and take the Debewa road. Travel 2 km on this route to reach the temple.
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.
Only ruins remain of the Tampita Viharaya at this temple.
- Tampita Vihara Heritage of Sri Lanka
- Ancient Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka
- Other Places of Interest Within Close Proximity
Map of the Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Viharaya
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Driving Directions to Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Viharaya
Route from Galewela to Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Viharaya
|Though : Palapathwela Road|
distance : 7 km
Travel time : 20 mins
Time to spend : 20 – 30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map