Naga Viharaya, Hikkaduwa

Admire colorful murals and vividly painted statues at Naga Viharaya, a small Buddhist temple located near the Jaffna railway station. The place remains off most tourists' radar, making it a tranquil place where you can observe the monks at their rituals and learn something about local traditions. Make Naga Viharaya a part of your Hikkaduwa vacation plans using our Hikkaduwa driving holiday planner.
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  • This temple is mostly visited by locals. Its walkable distance from the bus stand. The main vihara has the reclining Buddha in it and there are severa smaller temples surrounding it. Very quite and...  more »
  • Naga Viharaya is less known and it is a little inside but a very calm and quiet monastry with many monks and you get a sense of calmness and relaxation when you go around.  more »

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