Rambewa Kadahatha Tampita Viharaya – රඹෑව කඩහත ටැම්පිට විහාරය
Rambewa Kadahatha Tampita Viharaya is an ancient temple complex with a Tampita Viharaya beloning to the Kandyan era.
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 and the inner walls are generally covered with frescoes drawn mainly in Kandyan style.
This Tampita Viharaya has been declared as an protected archaeological monument by the department of archaeology published in the Gazette dated 2009.01.23 and describes as ;
“The ancient dagoba, Tampita Viharaya, buildings ruins and rock with pond at Kada Hatha, situated with the Grama Niladhari Division No. 103-Diviya Udabandawewa Thulana, in Rambewa Divisional Secretary Division, Anuradhapura District, North Central Province.”
The exact location of the temple is not known. The map below marks an approximate area in Rambewa.
Alternate names : Rambewa Kada Hatha Tampita Viharaya
- Tampita Vihara Heritage of Sri Lanka
- Ancient Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka
- Other Places of Interest Within 25 kilometers
Map of Rambewa Kadahatha Tampita Viharaya
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Traveling to Rambewa Kadahatha Tampita Viharaya
|Route from Anuradhapura to Rambewa town|
|Distance : 16 km|
Travel time : 25 mins
Time to spend : 20 mins
Driving directions : see on google map