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Ancient Temples in the forest

This is another spot of archelogical importance and buddhist worship. The ruins of the ancient... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
fjp4564
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Hidden magnificient temple complex

2500 year old Temple complex hidden away near Pottuvil. Little bumpy off road takes you there and... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2017
Dana K
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Aug 21, 2017
“Ancient Temples in the forest”
Feb 16, 2017
“Hidden magnificient temple complex”
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

This is another spot of archelogical importance and buddhist worship. The ruins of the ancient temple is visible and restoration work is now proceeding. A place steeped in folklore and legend. Modest dress and no footwear

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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

2500 year old Temple complex hidden away near Pottuvil. Little bumpy off road takes you there and after a little walk in the middle of nowhere you see a beautiful well preserved mystical temple and moon stone. Absolutely a must see. Beware of the dogs...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

If you are a history or archaeological lover, you must go here on your journey to Arugambay. Its situated in Lahugala. A very peaceful place. Innocent people in the village can be seen. Archaeologically important calm place.

1  Thank yasara s
Reviewed October 8, 2016

This is a perfect location for archeology lovers, first i thought it will take only few minutes, but it took us around one hour to take some snaps and explore this wonderful site,

3  Thank dasunr4u
Reviewed March 8, 2015

If you are heading to Arugam Bay (south from Batticaloa or east from Monagarala) then you will invariably want to visit this idyllic and important archeological site. Situated on the outskirts of the Lahugala National Park in Ampara District, the 'Magul Maha Viharaya' (Lahugala) ruins...More

1  Thank N N
Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is sure was the highlight of my solo tour around the north and east. After getting off the bus it is around 1km of walk. One of the moonstones is one of a kind in Sri Lanka. In this could see the mahouts along...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2014

This temple is built by King Kavanthissa in the 2nd Century BC at the location he married princess Vihara Maha Devi. Kavanthissa the father of the great Sinhalese King Dutugemunu. The foundations of the “Magul Maduwa” where the wedding ceremony took place is still there....More

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