Sri Gajaba Len Viharaya at Morawewa – මොරවැව ශ්‍රී ගජබා ලෙන් විහාරය

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Caves overgrown with Mana Sri Gajaba Len Viharaya at Morawewa

Caves overgrown with Mana Sri Gajaba Len Viharaya at Morawewa
Image courtesy of Dr. Ashan Geeganage

Traveling 25 km towards Anuradhapura from Trincomalee, you will come to the small town of Pankulam (originally known as Pan Wewa and the name tamilised over time). The Sri Gajaba Len Viharaya lies on the road towards Morawewa Reservoir from Pankulam.

This cave temple lies on a hill strewn with large boulders  on this road. Large stone pillars, several meditation caves out of 3 with consist of Brahmi inscriptions are listed in Archaeological Dept. surveys of this location.

The Mora Wewa Reservoir lies 2 km further down this road.

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Traveling Directions to the Sri Gajaba Len Viharaya at Morawewa

Route from Trincomalee to Sri Gajaba Len Viharaya at Morawewa

Through : Gomarnakadawala
Distance : 27 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google maps

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