Wewurukannala Temple

Wewurukannala Temple

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A famous temple two kilometers from Dikwella town on the Matara Beliatta Road in the Dikwella Divisional Secretarial area in Matara District in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.This temple is built on a beautiful hill with a large building complex in an extent of Eight acres land, This sacred place which is in a beautiful environment is a historical temple that contributes social, Religious and educational service.
The old image house that belongs to Kandyan period “Sujanakaththa Patimala” a unique large temple, 100 cubits tall Buddha Statue, large clock built by a Sinhalese The basement temple that depicts Hell, Two storied library which is an art gallery, a large “Dahamma sala” which is a wooden building and many other large buildings. This is a world famous art gallery that has stored the skills of the Sri Lanka.
The building on the bund is called Wewurukannala, In the past there was a large tank named “ Siyambalagaswewa” and a small tank known as “Kudu wewa” These tanks were filled by the waters of Dambagas Ara, Indigas Ara and Galahen Ara Streams. Today we canot see these streams. They have become the names of the villages.

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Recommended review time for sightseeing: 15 m



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