Nagolla Raja Maha Viharaya – නාගොල්ල රජමහා විහාරය

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Nagolla Raja Maha Viharaya is thought to be built by King Vatta Gamini Abaya aka King Walagamba between 103 BC – 89BC, during his hiding from South Indian invaders.

The temple can be reached from Alauwa Bus Route from Kurunegala. After traveling about 2 1/2 km on this road , you will come to the Dharmapala Mawatha. Take the right by lane in the Dharmapala Mawatha and travel about 1 1/2 km to reach the temple

Source : Nagolla Raja Maha Viharaya ( Sinhala – PDF)

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Travel Directions to Nagolla Rajamaha Viharaya

Route from Colombo

Route from Kurunegala

Through : Kelaniya – Ambepussa – Polgahawela
Distance : 94 km
Travel time : 2.5 hours.
Driving directions : see on google map
Through : Wanduramba
Distance :5 km
Travel time : 10 minutes.
Driving directions : see on google map


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