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Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya - Things to Know Before Visiting

Buduruwagala Road, Sri Lanka


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About Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

It is an old Buddhist temple in the Uva Province that consists of seven statues that are dated back to the 10th century. The huge Buddha statue still bears traces of its original stuccoed robe. The name means the rock of Buddhist Sculptures.

Attractions Near Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

Lipton's Seat
Lipton's Seat12.8km from Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

The Lipton’s Seat is one of Sri Lanka's most impressive viewpoints. Dambatenna Tea factory is close to the famous Lipton Seat viewpoint, that built in 1890 by the Scottish tea baron Sir Thomas Lipton.

Rawana Falls
Rawana Falls17.56km from Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

Ravana Falls is famous waterfall in Sri Lanka. It is one of the widest falls in the country and the waterfall is about 25 m in height. It falls from part of the Ravana Ella Wildlife Sanctuary, located 6 km away from the local railway station at Ella. According to the Indian epic, the Ramayana, it is said that Ravana (who was the king of Sri Lanka at the time) had kidnapped princess Sita, and hid her in the caves behind this waterfall.

Ella Rock
Ella Rock18.71km from Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

Around 8km from Ella town and 50 minutes walking, you will reach this rock, 1,041 meters above the sea. It is a great destination for hiking and discovering beautiful scenaries in the way.

Little Adam's Peak
Little Adam's Peak19.91km from Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

It is located in Ella and has its name from the Holy Mountain "Adam's Peak" because of the similarity in the shape. To go there, you need to travel to Ella, a gorgeous small town and hike through gorgeous tea plantations.

Nine Arch Bridge
Nine Arch Bridge21.44km from Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

It is also called the bridge in the sky, a viaduct bridge near the small town of Ella. It is one of the examples of colonial-era railway structures in the country. The bridge's construction is generally attributed to a local Ceylonese builder, P. K. Appuhami, in consultation with British engineers.

Lunugamvehera National Park
Lunugamvehera National Park28.78km from Buduruwagala Raja Maha Viharaya

Located in the south of Sri Lanka, it was designated in 1995 to be a national park to protect the catchment Lunugamvehera reservoir and its wildlife. This national park is an essential place for water birds and elephants.

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Uva Province
Uva Province
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Uva Province is Sri Lanka's fourth-largest province, with around 13% of the Sri Lankan landmass and the second least populated province, with 1,259,880 inhabitants. It was established in 1896 with two districts: Badulla and the biggest district Moneragala. There are 26 divisional secretariats divided to 15 in Badulla District and 11 in Moneragala District and the capital is Badulla. The bordered surrounded by Eastern, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, and Central provinces.