Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara, Tissamaharama

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  • This is a nice Buddha temple in Tissamaharama and even though there are so many buddhist temples in srilanka i feel each is individually different and beautiful in different ways  more »
  • in comprison to most buddhist shrines in Sri lanka this is my favourite for its serenity. even though it attracts large crowds going towards Kathragama, ppl only stay for a short while there fore stup...  more »
  • This temple is of deep historical, cultural and religious significance. A must visit. Traditionally all those travelling to kataragama first worship at Tissamaharamaya... It is said that a tooth relic...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • An Ancient Buddhist temple in Tissamaharama. Lord Buddha spent some time in meditation there with 500 arhats, during his third visit to the island.
  • The bu bubble shaped chaithya in which tooth relic and forehead bone relics have beendeposted.Built by great king Kavanthissa (186-161 BC)