Ridi Viharaya

Temple dating from the 2nd century BC. Built by King Dutthagamani (Dutugamunu) of Anuradhapura, in gratitude for having found this place silver he needed to complete the construction of the great stupa of Ruwanwelisaya Anaradhapura, on the occasion of his victory over Tamil King Elara who invaded the region.

Recommended review time for sightseeing: 40 m

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