Buduruwagala, Yala National Park

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See the ancient Buddhist temple of Buduruwagala, which dates back to the 10th century CE. Seven statues in the temple belong to the Mahayana school, with a collection of small rock-carved figures surrounding the 15 m (51 ft) tall standing Buddha. Faded paintwork, now barely visible, shows that the statutes were once brightly colored. Pay attention to the natural scenery leading to the temple, especially traditional villages, ponds, and wildlife. Admire the ancient rock carvings while enjoying the peaceful atmosphere of the site. Put Buduruwagala into our Yala National Park online trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The statues are well worth a visit and the entrance fee. It can be quite hot during the daytime. Be respectful when you take photographs.  more »
  • a site see due to the beauty of the statues of Buddha carved in stone about 14 meters in height! which dates centuries! beautiful!
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  • This site was the most serene of goose our trip. What hidden in a forest, behind a reservoir. Nice collection besides water birds around the Lake. Drive slowly up to the car park and feast your eyes. This is really a gem!!!!
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