Veheragodella Rajamaha Viharaya at Ambalantota – අම්බලන්තොට වෙහෙරගොඩැල්ල රජමහා විහාරය

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Stupa of Veheragodella Rajamaha Viharaya at Ambalantota

Stupa of Veheragodella Rajamaha Viharaya at Ambalantota
Image courtesy of Dr. Ashan Geeganage

Veheragodella Rajamaha Viharaya is an ancient temple complex belonging to the ancient Ruhunu Kingdom which dates back to pre christian era. The ancient stupa of Veheragodella has been listed as a protected archaeological monument by the Department of Archaeology in 2009. In addition to the stupa,  few other ruins  such as an  image house abd buddha statues can be seen scattered in the temple premises.

To reach this temple, pass Nonagama Junction and take the Ridiyagama Road from Ambalanthota. Use the map as the guide from here to reach the temple. The distance is approximately 7  km from the Ridiyagama Junction.

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Travel Directions to Veheragodella Rajamaha Viharaya at Ambalantota

Route from Nonagama Junction to  Veheragodella Rajamaha Viharaya at Ambalantota

Through : Ridiyagama Road
Distance : 11 km
Travel time : 20 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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