Legend states that Siyagul Rajamaha Viharaya got its name since this was the 100th temple built by King Dutugemunu. The temple lies 3.8 km from Randeniwela Juction on the Ella Wellawaya road. Take the by road near the Monument of Randeniwela Battle which connects to the Pelwatta -Passara road. Traveling 3.8 kms on this road you will reach the temple by the road.
Lying in the middle of a remote village with very little resources, the temple is dilapidated. At the temple you will see an ancient Bodhi tree and underneath it an unrestored ancient stupa covered with weed and almost resembling an mound of earth.
photo and information by the curtsey of Dr. Ashan Geeganage
Travel Directions to Siyagul Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins at Siyambalagune
Route from Wellawaya to Siyagul Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins at Siyambalagune
|Through : Randeniwela|
Distance : 12 km
Travel time :30 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map
Map of Siyagul Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins at Siyambalagune
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