Naga Vimanaya (Sri Naga Viharaya) in Kandy – නාග විමානය

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Naga Vimanaya (Sri Naga Viharaya)
Naga Vimanaya (Sri Naga Viharaya)
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Just above the Malwatu Maha Viharaya in Kandy and near the present Wales Park on the hills is found a small but beautiful old viharaya called Naga Vimanaya. This is a supposed to be a place where Velivita Sri Saranankara Thero lived for some time.

Naga Vimanaya is apparently a monastery found in the early 17th century. Beautiful murals depicting Jataka Stories adorn the walls of the shrine and some of these are well preserved even today. This is also know as the Sangaraja Viharaya.


Also See

  • Kandy – The Last Kingdom of Sinhale

Map of the Naga Vimanaya

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Traveling Directions to Naga Vimanaya

Route 1 from Colombo to KandyRoute 2 from Colombo to Kandy
Though : kadawata – Warakapola – Ambepussa – Mawanella
Distance :120 km
Travel time : 3.45 hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Though : Katunayake Expressway –
Distance :150 km
Travel time : 3.20 hours
Driving directions : see on google map
Route From Nuwara Eliya to Kandy
Though : Walapane – Raja Mawatha
Distance :100 km
Travel time : 3.0 hours
Driving directions : see on google map


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