Friday, October 8, 2021

Bamunugama Viharaya

Bamunugama Raja Maha Viharaya is a Buddhist temple situated in Bamunugama village in Matara District, Sri Lanka. 

History
This temple is believed to have been built during or before the reign of King Detuthis VI [(328-337 A.D.) Abeyawardana, 2004]. Caves with drip-ledges and traces of paintings are found in the temple  (Abeyawardana, 2004).

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Ruhuna: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. ISBN: 955-575-073-4. p.82.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 8 October 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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