Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara, Tissamaharama

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  • August 17, 2017
    The giant Buddhist temple in fine condition! Second largest in Sri Lanka. Worth a visit if you come in these parts. Go possibly the 200 m next to the ruins, there you will find a much older ones as a fine contrast to the modern.
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  • July 11, 2017
    i visit this temple when i visit Kataragama once a year and i enjoy the peaceful nature of the location. you have two car parks near to the temple and shops are available to buy flowers and avoid a lo...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    This Buddhist temple is a very ancient and historical place in the southern part of Sri Lanka. The main attraction is the giant Pagoda. there are some very old historical ruins in and around this temp...  more »
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  • July 17, 2017
    Tissamaharama bubble shaped chatiya, 550 ft in circumference and 186 ft. in height. In which the sacred Left Tooth Relic and forehead Bone Relic have been deposited, was rerected by King Kavanthissa the great who ruled Ruhunu Rata from 186 - 161 BC. ක්‍රි.පු. 186 සිට 161 දක්වා රුහුණු රට පාලනය කළ කාවන්තිස්ස මහරජු විසින් බුදුරජාණන් වහන්සේගේ ලලාට ධාතුන් වහන්සේ සහ වම් දළදා වහන්සේ නිදන් කොට වට ප්‍රමාණයෙන් අඩි 550 සහ උසින් අඩි 186 ක් වු බුබුලාකාර හැඩති මෙම චෛත්‍ය රාජයාණන් වහන්සේ කරවන ලදි.
  • June 19, 2017
    Buddhist Devotees come usually to worship this place. Surrounding shows calm and cool environment. Happy to have this kind of beautiful place for us. All buddhist around the world come to the place to worship.
  • June 15, 2017
    Visited here at sun down it is so beautiful there... The picturesque​ view is an extra point to the value of this place with its historical and religious value.
  • May 13, 2017
    An Ancient Buddhist temple in Tissamaharama. Lord Buddha spent some time in meditation there with 500 arhats, during his third visit to the island.
  • May 24, 2017
    Ancient Temple of Tissamaharama built by King Kavantissa. Lord Buddhas tooth and forehead bone relics are deposited in the stupa. one of the main monasteries in the ancient kingdom of Ruhuna.

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Where to stay in Tissamaharama

Frequently visited for its great archeological heritage and national parks, Tissamaharama has a variety of mid-range hotels and guesthouses scattered around town. Many hotels follow the B464 Road, grouping around the southern shore of Tissa Lake, which serves as a place to stay if you want to head on a safari trip. A few four-star luxurious hotels sit on the shores of Yoda Lake, which also offers a few mid-range guesthouses. Budget accommodation can be found everywhere around town, with some hostels closer to the safari area.
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