Sri Vijayarama Viharaya, Ambalangoda

4.7
#9 of 19 in Historic Sites in Galle District
Ambalangoda town is located in between Colombo and Galle main cities about 80km away from Colombo. 1km away from the Ambalangoda town in sangaraja mawath the Kaluwadumulla Sri Vijayarama Temple is situated. This temple have a history more than 200 years. And there are artifacts to prove that’s the temple is there since 1728.

This temple is making a new era of Buddhist temples and Buddhist Art in the history of the Buddhist temples.

In this temple you can see the only Wooden Buddha Statues museum, in the world, also the biggest wooden statue in Sri Lanka. And of course the biggest wooden Dharma Chakra Mudra in Asia is in this temple as well. This is the only place in the world where you can see the statue of God Shakra.
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  • Beautiful quiet place ! tourists are few and it is plus ! it is worth going to see ! walk to walk the very thing, do not take any taxis !
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  • Cool Buddha statue, not an easy way to get you need a tuk tuk, the nature around it is cool, its small and not crowded  more »
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  • Best place to see wooden carved “Buddha Status” in various “Mudras” (hand gestures and seating postures) in Sri Lanka is Sri Vijayarama Purana Viharaya (Temple) in Kaluwadumulla, Ambalangoda which is just 1 km away from Colombo-Galle (A2) Road. Also Image house contains traditional wooden designs of door frames & windows. This wooden designs show the skill of persons of traditional wood carving industry in Sri Lanka.
  • Place with lots of creations of arts related to buddhist culture. Statues paintings lots of works related to Buddhism can be seen there place is always open to both local and foreign visitors everyone is invited to see the utmost beuty of this place make sure you visit this place at the night to see the true beauty.
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