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Lahugala Magul Maha Viharaya

Monoragala _ Pottuvil Road, Sri Lanka
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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 21 August 2017
fjp4564
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Sunshine Coast
Hidden magnificient temple complex

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

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Dana K
via mobile
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21 Aug 2017
“Ancient Temples in the forest”
16 Feb 2017
“Hidden magnificient temple complex”
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Monoragala _ Pottuvil Road, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 21 August 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 16 February 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

Thank Dana K
Reviewed 15 January 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 ysa1234
Reviewed 8 October 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,

2  Thank dasunr4u
Reviewed 9 March 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 16 February 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

4  Thank samlanka
Reviewed 15 January 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

2  Thank 1LifeStand
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