Rangiri Rajamaha Viharaya at Ambalantota – අම්බලන්තොට රංගිරි රජමහා විහාරය

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A large granite flower alter at Ambalantota Rangiri Rajamaha Viharaya

A large granite flower alter at Ambalantota Rangiri Rajamaha Viharaya
Image courtesy of Dr. Ashan Geeganage

Less than 1 kilometer away from the Ambalantota – Hambantota Road lies the ancient temple of Rangiri Rajamaha Viharaya.  Like hundreds of temples in this area, this ancient temple complex belongs to the ancient Ruhunu Kingdom which dates back to pre christian era.

The temple has been modernized and few large statues of made out of granite, some monoliths which had held temple buildings thousands of years ago and a large granite flower alter can be seen at the temple.

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Route from Ambalantota Junction to  Rangiri Rajamaha Viharaya

Through :
Distance : 1  km
Travel time : 5 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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