Orukemgala Viharaya Ruins at Udamattala – උඩමත්තල ඔරුකෙම්ගල විහාරය නටබුණ්
Orukemgala Temple lies in Udamattala, close to the Mattala Airport. Temple lies at a rocky outcrop with two canoe shaped rock pools (kema) which has given its name Orukemgala. It is said that there is a mugger crocodile on of these rock pools.
An ancient stupa, covered with weed resembling a mound of earth can be seen at the temple.
photo and information by the curtsey of Dr. Ashan Geeganage
Travel Directions to Udamattala Orukemgala Viharaya Ruins
Route from Hambatota to Udamattala Orukemgala Viharaya Ruins
|Through : Mattala|
Distance : 27 km
Travel time :30 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map
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