Kahandawa Purana Rajamaha Viharaya
is an ancient Buddhist temple located in the Kahandava district in Rekawa
, on the way Tissamaharama
. The temple belongs to the department of the secretariat of the Tangalle
Vihara goes back to the early period Anuradhapura
. This is evidenced by the inscriptions on the old Sinhalese
language, carved into stone on the Brahmi alphabets, found on the site of the temple. According to legends, the temple got its name from the yellow eel. As they say, the eel of yellow color was the keeper of the treasures enclosed inside the ancient temple daghoba. The rock on which the Dagobah is based still keeps three inscriptions dating back to the 2nd-3rd centuries AD.
is a picturesque wetland located on the southern coast of Sri Lanka in the Hambantota
region. It is approximately 214 km. to the southeast of Colombo
. The presence of many indigenous and migratory bird species makes this wetland park unique. The park has 181 species of local, endemic and migratory bird species. The Department of Wildlife Protection declared lagoons in Kalamatiya
and Lunama as treasures of nature in 1940.
The mouth of the reservoirs in Kalamatiya is very shallow, with an average depth of less than one meter. The Kalamatiya lagoons are connected to the sea by a narrow exit, as well as to the adjacent lagoon of Lunama via an artificial canal about 2 km long.
Raja Maha Vihara Kelaniya
is one of the most sacred places of worship for Sri Lankan Buddhists, as this site is sanctified by a visit to the Buddha. In the distant past, Kelaniya was a great city, and Raja Maha Viharaya Kelaniya was one of the largest and one of the most beautiful temples of Sri Lanka.
Located about 10 km. from Colombo
within the sacred area of 10 acres, Kelani Vihara stands near the Kelani Ganga River, as evidence of the Buddhist tradition in the country. Vihara received its sacred status over 2500 years ago after the third visit to Lanka by Buddha. He consecrated the foundation of the temple with his own visit, accompanied by 500 monks.
— the island, the sea country. For a variety of purposes, and above all for safe navigation, many lighthouses have been built in our country. Many of them are unique, and represent a high architectural and historical value. Let us dwell on the description of only a few lighthouses that, in the opinion of the Lankarus
team, are of particular interest to travelers.
This lighthouse was built in 1913 by the British. Its height is 28 meters. After neglecting for many years and because of the LTTE's terrorist activities in this area, as well as the tsunami in December 2004 on the east coast of Sri Lanka
, the lighthouse suffered.
A trip to the Madunagala Hot Springs
will be for you an experience that you most likely never experienced before. This is a beautiful creation of nature, located in Madunagala
, Hambantota District
in the southern province of Sri Lanka.
To get to the place, you have to choose the movement on the Pelmadulla-Nonagama road, reaching Padanangala Junction
. Then turn to the road Padanangala — Suriyawewa
. Finally, you need to drive about 12 km. way towards Suriyawewa
. A few steps from the main road there is a complex. So, to find this amazing creation of nature is not easy. However, the complex of hot springs is quite successfully located just in relation to Lankarus properties
. From the hotels of Turtle Bay
or The Islander Beach Villa
the path to the sources with our driver takes about 30 minutes!