Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Makuletenna Viharaya

Makuletenna Raja Maha Viharaya is a Buddhist temple situated in Makuletenna village in Matale District, Sri Lanka. 

History
The history of this temple runs back to the 17th century. Prince Vijayapala (1634-1654 A.D.), the brother of King Rajasinghe II (1635-1687 A.D.) is said to have constructed it (Abeyawardana, 2004). Later, King Kirti Sri Rajasinghe (1747-1782 A.D.) donated land to this temple by a decree recorded on a copper plate (Abeyawardana, 2004).

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Kandurata: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. p.152.
 
Location Map
This page was last updated on 17 September 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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