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Tissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya It was built in the 2nd century BC by King Kavan Tissa of Ruhuna (Southern Sri Lanka). The site was consecrated by Lord Buddha himself, who spent some time in meditation there with 500 individuals who have reached enlightenment. The Tissamaharama...More
Tissamaharama Raja maha Viharaya, which is a very impressive Buddhist temple, is located in Tissamaharama in the Hambantota District of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.Tissamaharama stupa is a bubble-shaped and one of the largest dagabas in Sri Lanka. The height of this stupa is...More
this is another spot sacred to the buddhist people in Sri Lanka. It is an important place of worship because of its historicval significance, and the legends woven around the temple. Must observe modest dress and it is bare feet in the temple premises.
i visit this temple when i visit Kataragama once a year and i enjoy the peaceful nature of the location. you have two car parks near to the temple and shops are available to buy flowers and avoid a long walk from the main car...More
This Buddhist temple is a very ancient and historical place in the southern part of Sri Lanka. The main attraction is the giant Pagoda. there are some very old historical ruins in and around this temple and you must visit to this place while you...More
in comprison to most buddhist shrines in Sri lanka this is my favourite for its serenity.
even though it attracts large crowds going towards Kathragama, ppl only stay for a short while there fore stupa premises is largely deserted specially during working days i can...More