Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Bentota is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Bentota a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Bentota.
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Mathugama road, Kalawila Village, Bentota
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Around 10 kms inland from Bentota lie the house and gardens of Mr. Bevis Bawa, the brother of Sri Lanka's most famous architect, the late Mr. Geoffrey Bawa. The Brief Garden, as the gardens are also known as, is a wonderful place to get lost in! The house itself has a diverse collection of artwork on display.
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Lunuganga Estate, Dedduwa, Bentota
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Lunuganga Estate was home to renowned Sri Lankan architect late Mr. Geoffrey Bawa. The gardens are open to public and the buildings on the estate have been converted into hotels. You must visit this place if you are an architect, a fan of architecture or an admirer of all things fine!
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Galle, Sri Lanka
05:00 am - 09:00 pm
Also known as Galapatha Raja Maha Viharaya, this temple is said to be one of the ancient Buddhist temples of the city. Story goes that the temple was built in 12th century. However, with Dutch invasion in 16th century, the temple faced serious damage. Later on, the temple was rebuilt. Today, when you visit the temple you get to see its renovated ve...