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Kaudulla Wewa

Kaudulla Wewa or Kaudulla Tank (Sinhala: කවුඩුල්ල වැව/කවුඩුල්ල ජලාශය) is a reservoir situated on the fringe of the Kaudulla National Park in Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka. Presently, the bed area of the reservoir is very attractive among visit…

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Giritale Wewa

Giritale Wewa ( Giritale Tank ) (Sinhala: ගිරිතලේ වැව/ ගිරිතලේ ජලාශය) is a reservoir in Girithale in Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka. History The Giritala Vapi or the Giritala Wewa was constructed during the reign of King Aggabodhi II [(608…

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Kandy Natha Devalaya

The Natha Devalaya (Sinhala: මහනුවර නාථ දේවාල සංකීර්ණය) is a Devalaya Shrine situated on the premises of the Sacred City of Kandy in Sri Lanka. It is considered one of the four Devalas ( Hatara Devala ) associated with the Maha Wasala (the Roya…

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Rangiri Dambulu Uyanwatta Viharaya

Rangiri Dambulu Uyanwatta Raja Maha Viharaya (Sinhala: රන්ගිරි දඹුළු උයන්වත්ත රජමහා විහාරය) is a Buddhist temple in Dambulla in Matale District, Sri Lanka. The temple is situated on the wayside of Kandy-Jaffna road and the pathway to the ancient …

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Dambulla Rock Inscription of Kirti Nissankamalla

The Dambulla Rock Inscription of Kirti Nissankamalla (Sinhala: නිශ්ශංකමල්ල රජුගේ දඹුල්ල ගිරි ලිපිය) is found engraved on the rock to the right immediately after passing the Vahalkada (the entrance hall) in the courtyard of Dambulla Cave Temple …

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Dambulla Cave Temple | World Heritage Site

Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple , also known as Dambulu Raja Maha Viharaya , Golden rock temple of Dambulla or Cave temple of infinite Buddhas (Sinhala: දඹුල්ල රජමහා විහාරය; Tamil: தம்புள்ளை பொற்கோவில்), is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Damb…

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Huluganga Falls

Huluganga Ella Falls (Sinhala: හුළුගඟ ඇල්ල) is a waterfall situated in the middle of Huluganga town in Kandy District, Sri Lanka. The fall is about 75 m tall and created by the Hulu Ganga River originating from the Knuckles Forest Reserve . The ca…

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Wildlife Sanctuaries of Sri Lanka

Sanctuaries (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අභයභූමි) are a category of protected areas in Sri Lanka, administered by the Department of Wildlife Conservation. They ensure the protection of wildlife outside state land and therefore, sanctuaries may also incl…

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Metikotumulla Tempita Viharaya

Metikotumulla Tempita Viharaya , also known as Sri Saddharma Thilakarama Viharaya (Sinhala: මැටිකොටුමුල්ල ටැම්පිට විහාරය, ශ්‍රී සද්ධර්ම තිලකාරාම විහාරය), is a Buddhist temple situated in Essella village in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. History Met…

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