Sunday, June 13, 2021

Henakaduwa Purana Viharaya

Henakaduwa Purana Viharaya
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Henakaduwa Purana Viharaya is a Buddhist temple situated in Tangalle in Hambantota District, Sri Lanka. 

History
According to the local tradition, this temple was constructed by King Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe [(1747-1782 A.D.) Bohingamuwa, 2005]. Among the structures of the temple, the image house, monks dwelling and the Dansala are architecturally and archaeologically significant (Bohingamuwa, 2005).

References
1) Bohingamuwa, W., 2005. Preliminary Survey of Tsunami-affected Monuments and Sites in the Maritime Region of Sri Lanka. Part VI. ICOMOS Sri Lanka. p.128.
 
Location Map
This page was last updated on 14 June 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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