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Somawathi Raja Maha Viharaya

Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Buddhist Temple
Monument

It is a Buddhist Stupa located in the old city of Polonnaruwa and situated in the Somawathiya National Park on the Mahaweli River's left edge. It is believed to built to enshrine the right canine relic of the tooth of the Buddha. It is named after Princess Somawathi, the sister of King Kavantissa, and the wife of regional ruler Prince Abhaya.

Location of Somawathi Raja Maha Viharaya