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Ranagala Rajamaha Viharaya – රෑනගල රජමහා විහාරය

Ranagala Rajamaha Viharaya

Ranagala Rajamaha Viharaya is a temple situated on a popular ancient cross road connecting Siriwardhanapura, Anuradhapura, Kurunegala and Kandy. Lying on rocky outcrop known as Viharagala, surround by paddy fields offering a fantastic view, the temple you see today is an modern one except for few remnants of the ancient past.

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Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Raja Maha Viharaya – වාරියපොල ශ්‍රී සුමංගල රජමහා විහාරය

Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Raja Maha Viharaya

WARIYAPOLA: Wariyapola is virtually a legendary name due to a large number of historical controversies connected with it. The word Wariyapola precisely denotes airport. According to the ancient scriptures, during the prehistoric era of King Rawana, travel between India and

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Nuwarakanda Rajamaha Viharaya – නුවරකන්ද රජමහා විහාරය

nuwarakanda Purana raja maha vihara

Nuwarakanda Rajamaha Vihara is an ancient temple built in the 3rd century BC located near the city of Wariyapla. The temple is famous for its rare Dahaiya (Rice Husk) statues

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Konduruwapola Rajamaha Tampita Viharaya – කෝඳුරුවාපොල රජමහා ටැම්පිට විහාරය

The Tampita Viharaya at the Konduruwapola Rajamaha Viharaya

Konduruwapola Rajamaha has been built by Meegasthanne Adikaram during the reign of King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe (1797 – 1814) as a tampita viharaya.

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Karathana Gal Len Viharaya – කරතන ගල්ලෙන් විහාරස්ථානය

Karathana Gal Len Viharaya

The Karathana gal len viharaya is situated in the peaceful surroundings of coconut, teak plantations and paddy fields. It is a small len viharaya placed on a rocky outcrop which seems to suddenly emerge from the otherwise flat plains. We

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Karagahagedara Ambalama – කරගහගෙදර අම්බලම

Karagahagedara Ambalama

It was definitely going to be a rainy day. So with rain coats, umbrellas, and the like packed into our jeep we set out as usual before the light of day. The route we took was through Jaela, Ekala, Minuvangoda,

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Kadiragala Raja Maha Viharaya – කඳ සුරිඳු වැඩ සිටි කදිරාගල පුරාණ විහාරස්‌ථානය

Kadiragala Rajamaha Viharaya - The temple at the bottom

Kadiragala Raja Maha Viharaya is another popular temple lying close to Wariyapola and is believed to have been the adobe of the Kataragama Deiyo ( deity )

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Kabella Lena [2] – A unique sculpture at Kabella Lena

Kabella lena Cave Temple - Kebella lena - Kaballa lena - Kebella lena

Travelling along the Kurunegala – Puttalam road passing a sign board pointing to the turn off to the Kabbella- lena cave temple and having time on hand we decided to visit this site. A little before reaching the Hiripitiya town

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Kabella Lena Cave Temple at Wariyapola – වාරියපොල කැබැල්ල ලෙන රජ මහා විහාරය

Kabella lena Cave Temple - Kebella lena - Kaballa lena - Kebella lena

Kabella Lena Cave Temple lies on the Kurunegala – Putlum road closer to Wariyapola town. if you travel from Kurunegala, you will find the sign board pointing to the turn off about 300 meters before Variyapola Junction.

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Bingiriya Devagiri Rajamaha Viharaya – බිංගිරිය දේවගිරි රජමහා විහාරය

Devagiri Raja Maha Vihara

Devagiri Raja Maha Vihara in Bingiriya is one of the ancient temples in Sri Lanka. It is situated in Kurunegala District in the North Western Province. The temple is situated on Chilaw –Kurunegala Road 16 miles off Chilaw and 16 miles off Hettipola.

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