Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara, Trincomalee

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#4 of 7 in Historic Sites in Eastern Province
Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara is located in Trincomalee. Put Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara and other Trincomalee attractions into our Trincomalee trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This a one of the Holiest & Historical Buddhist shrine situated in the eastern province. It was a last minute decision to travel to Seruvila after visiting Somawathiya Viharaya. It was a 2.5 hrs drive...  more »
  • It was built during the reign of King Kavantissa (2nd century BC) containing the Lalata Dathun Wahanse (sacred forehead bone) of Lord Buddha. Over the years, the stupa fell into decay under the pressu...  more »
  • It is a historic place of worship in eastern Sri lanka. It is situated in a rural area, & when we move away from the main sthupa ( pagoda ) the setting becomes remote & to some extent neglected. Still...  more »

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Close to the restaurants and cultural sites in the center of town, the district surrounding the main train station of Trincomalee provides a number of guesthouses and a few simple hotels. Look along the coast for a far greater amount of choice, with Trinco Beach to the south offering a nice mix of urban entertainment and beachside relaxation. To the north of Trincomalee, the beach towns of Uppuveli and Nilaveli boast particularly high concentrations of hotels and guesthouses, all close to the beach, restaurants, and other amenities.
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