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We visited this, & many more, Buddhist temple during a cultural & beach visit to Sri Lanka. The cultural history is fantastic. Wear protective clothing as the weather can be hot & humid- water essential!
This is an enormous heritage site with some beautiful temples, at least what's left of it. The most interesting part is the one with the 3 large buddah statues. Have respect for the religion and take a sarong with you and be aware that you...More
The examples of the temples and statues at the sites are quite well preserved, more could be done to make sure they stay that way though. That doesn't make them any less impressive though.
The lack of signs and clear information of what is what...More
This was a magical place, probably one of my favourite temples. It was so calming and peaceful. The remains are incredible to see, we were surprised at how large this area was and how much still remains, definitely worth the visit if you interested in...More
The only temple we found in Habarana was around 1km out on the main road - the Habarana Village Temple - a small Buddhist temple with a white stupa, a small lake and a few small shrines and relatively un-remarkable. The directions link bizarrely take...More