Veheragala Archaeology site now called Siri Sangabo Rajamaha Viharaya lies in between the Anuradhapura – Kahatagasdigiliya Road. Traveling 36 km from Tissa Wewa from Anuradhapura, the turn off to the temple is marked by a board installed by the Department of Archaeology. Taking a right turn to a by road the temple is 1.8 km from this junction.
The Department of Archaeology has conserved number of ruins at the site including an ancient stupa and an pillar inscription.
The book “Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara” by Kusomsiri Wijeyawardhana lists this temple as having a Tampita Viharaya. This reference probably refers to ruins of a Tampita Temple at the site.
Map of Veheragala Siri Sangabo Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins
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Travel Directions to Veheragala Siri Sangabo Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins
Route from Anuradhapura to Veheragala Siri Sangabo Rajamaha Viharaya Ruins
|Through : Mihintale|
Distance : 28 km
Travel time : 45 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map