On the south eastern end of the Yoda Wewa in Tissamaharama lies and ancient temple site now called Yodakandiya Ancient Naga Maha Viharaya. The Department of Archaeology has named the ancient pond and the ruins inside this temple as protected monuments in 1996.
It is believed that this temple was built in the 3rd century BC by the regional king Mahanaga, brother of King Devanampiyatissa of Anuradhapura (250-210 BC).
Travel Directions to Yodakandiya Ancient Naga Maha Viharaya
Route from Tissamaharama Town to Yodakandiya Ancient Naga Maha Viharaya
|Through : Tissa – Kirinda Road|
Distance : 4 km
Travel time : 10 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map
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