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As others have noted, the Buddha here is huge, and worth a look (and yes, you'll have to pay- 200 rupees to enter per person, then a donation to enter other buildings. Seems fair enough).
The first temple you'll see has a gallery of various...More
There are many big Buddha statues all over Sri Lanka. This is the biggest and certainly impressive. No shoes allowed. You pay Rs100 entry fees. The temple also features interesting and colorful statues.
The turnoff to the temple from A2 is right in the town...More
Well worth a minor detour and stop to the west of Tangalle. Pay your rs200 foreigner/photo fee and make the effort to wonder through the various buildings plotting the Buddha's life story and another building with wall paintings and statues showing what will happen if...More
The temple not very nice very dirty . They charge us for entrance fee and also asked us for donation every department .also the guide not very knowledgable on the religion .also they were monks hanging around the temple making fun of the visitors, laughing...More
Very beautiful temple Wewuruknnala. Inside of the temple a lot of Buddha statues; also there is an exposition of the different kind of punishments in the second hall. Looks terrible but interesting. And of course a great view from top of Buddha statue, u can...More
This place is easy to get to by tuk-tuk either from Dickwella or Matara. I highly recommend doing that because walking back was deadly hot and I was even happy when a passing yuk-tuk suggested to give me a ride to Dickwella center. You have...More