Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya247 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Weherahena Rd, Matara, Sri Lanka
- Timings: 06:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
- Phone: +94-412222121
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Sri Lanka is home to many beautiful Buddhist temples. One of these is Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya. The temple was built by Anagarika Dharmapala. This huge temple is located on a 3-acre land and is visited by many tourists. The temple is famous for its sacred Bo-tree and a huge Buddha statue. Apart from this, the temple also has a tunnel that features the life of Buddha (Jathaka stories) with the help of frescoes. There are two small ponds at the front part of the temple. Besides, you will also see a courtyard near the statue. This Buddhist temple has a great significance in the followers of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.
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- Bus to stop : Raja Mawatha Bus Stop
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95% of people who visit Matara include Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
35.71% of people start their Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Weherahena Poorwarama Rajamaha Viharaya