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Enjoyed our visit but as we weren't appropriately advised and we visited with out a guide which was a mistake as the place has a very little signage and it is all in Sinhalese. Guides have to be pre booked. Hope to revisit one day...More
The temple is situated on a huge rock. The place has prehistoric importance. As the temple is situated inside a thick forest, the road to the temple is little difficult and the road is not refurbished with tar. On the way to the temple you...More
I wonder how they found this location to build this majestic Stupa. The surrounding is thick jungles with wild Elephants. So the journey it self is quite an interesting one. I loved the Stupa, the shape & the vicinity.
Sithulpawwa situated in the border of Yala forest. You have to go there by a difficult route, but there are wild animals on the way. Mostly, pigs and deer. The top temple is on a rock. Climb there, you can have a scenic view of...More
Just stand there and take in the vibe of something architecturally stunning given when it was built. The locals come here to offer prayer and thanks and you are more than welcome to be part of the moment.
Beautiful and calm temple located in the middle of Yala National Park. Only 14kms away from Katharagama town. We saw many wild boars and peafowls during the visit to the temple.
According to me this one of the must visit places in Katharagama. But you...More
Sithulpawwa is known as a location where thousands of Arhaths lived at one time. According to folklore it is said that a novice monk called Thissa who has reached the state of Arhath lived here and later a stupa was built encasing his remains thus...More