Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Tampita Viharaya – මැදබැද්ද ශ්‍රී බෝධිමළු පුරාණ ටැම්පිට විහාරය

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Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Viharaya

Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Viharaya
photo by : Akila Athapaththu

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.

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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

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