Gal Viharaya

Polonnaruwa Gal Viharaya ( Rock Temple)   Polonnaruwa Gal Viharaya ( Uththararamaya) is one of the main attraction in Polonnaruwa. The name Uththararama means the temple by the north side. This was done by king Parakamabahu (year 1153 -1186) in Polonnaruwa Kingdom time. This has two seating Buddha statues, one Standing statue and one statues in a Parinirvana Manchakaya. All the statues were done from a single huge granite rock. Main Samadhi Buddha statue:   The large samadhi Buddha statue is around 16 feet in height and its the left…

Visit Ella soon

Ella Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. It’s situated in the middle of beautiful countryside, with small vegetable plots in the valleys, tea plantations on the hill slopes and forests on the tops. The climate throughout most of the year is typical of the high Hill Country, with a hot sun by midday, but a moderate air temperature. It will often rain in the afternoon, but only for an hour or so. A sweatshirt, or light jacket is needed at night. In December…

Sigiriya

Sigiriya Sigiriya (Lion’s rock) is an ancient rock fortress and castle/palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. The Sigiraya was built during the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477 – 495)   Archaeological remains and features   The Sigiriya site contains the ruins of an upper palace located on the flat top of the rock, a mid-level terrace that includes the Lion Gate and the mirror wall with its frescoes, the…