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Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya – මානියන්ගම රජමහා විහාරය

Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya

Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya or the Gala Yata Viharaya is a delightful cave temple attributed to King Valagamba of the 1st century BC. The temple has been renovated by King Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe (1747 – 1781 AD ) of Kandyan Kingdom.

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Sitawaka Fort and the Palace of Rajasinghe I – සීතාවක මාලිගාව සහ බලකොටුව

Sitawaka Fort and the Palace of Rajasinghe I

The ruins of the Sitawaka Fort and the palace of King Rajasinghe 1 can be seen by the side of the Avissawella – Panawala road — this being the same route to the Maniyangama Raja Maha Viharaya.

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Barandi Kovila of Sitawaka Kingdom – බැරැන්ඩි කෝවිල

Remains of Barandi Kovil

Barandi Kovila can be reached by going along the Avissawella – Ginigathhena road just past the bridge over the Sitawaka Oya. Keep looking for the the Archaeological Department signboard on your right when coming from the Avissawella side.

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