A superb example of this islands architecture in wood and dedicated to the god of […]
Religious in Kandy
Hendeniya Viharaya, also known as Galgane Viharaya, is belived to have been built by Henakanda […]
A small but beautiful Devale with a painted doorway belonging to the late Kandyan period.
According to tradition this temple was built by Mayim Bandara during the reign of Bhuvanekabahu […]
The temple of Vegiriya has both a Viharaya and a Devalaya, within a cave separated […]
This place appears to have flourished during the times of the Gampola kings. The two […]
The temple traces its history back to an early period. Mahavamsa, Chulavamsa, Sinhala Dalada Vamsaya, […]
This is a Buddhist cum deistic shrine, the latter dedicated to God Skanda, built by Bhuvanekabahu IV of Gampola. The Devale is small in size but the Viharayas has a Dogeba with a roof, a beautiful work in wood to captivate the student of architecture of the period. Its original name was Walvasgoda.
Pusulpitiya is a village in Kothmale about 3 miles from Morape on the banks of […]
Ganegoda Devale near Pahingamuwa which is dedicated to Skanda and stands in the old Nilambe […]