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Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara

Seruwila | Serunuwara, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka
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Popular Buddhist Vihara

The new Vihara is built around an ancient vihare, the ruins of which can still be seen. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fjp4564
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Sunshine Coast
Hidden treasure for the island

Located in a hidden part of the country where highly underprivileged people are living. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charith B
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Seruwila | Serunuwara, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The new Vihara is built around an ancient vihare, the ruins of which can still be seen. Very popular place of worship for the local buddhists. Modestl dress required, and no footwear. Very large statute of the Buddha in enshrined the new complex

Thank fjp4564
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a hidden part of the country where highly underprivileged people are living. We travelled in an evening and on the way back to poonnaruwa, it was a adventure at 100% dark. Better to visit in a morning or day time although it is...More

Thank Charith B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is one of the oldest and earliest Buddhist temples build in Sri Lanka. If you are in to Buddhist history a must visit.

Thank PP-Melbourne
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Nice temple surrounding the jungle. The place is full of history and there are many relics to see. The walk towards the Sthupa is very nice and fills your heart with content. Best to visit early morning or evening time.

Thank AravindKD
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is very near the fort and Trinco beach. The place is as found in SriLanka very neatly maintained and the bright white color catches your attention from faraway.

Thank mythili_rm19
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Seruwawila Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist pagoda in Trincomalee district in Eastern Province.It is believed this particular spot built during the periods of three former Buddhas named Kakusandha, Koṇāgamana and Kassapa with their relics enshrined. Gautama Buddha,The Buddhist monks informed that sacred relic...More

Thank Lahiru M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

very sacred place of buddhist people. nice nature. If you go to trincomalee you must visit this place. keep drinking water bottles with you.

Thank Prasunmed
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Must visit and worship as a Buddhist. Historical & sacred place, where directly attached with Buddhism.

Thank Nimeshlak
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Seruwila Mangala Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Temple in Trincomalee district and stays among sixteen holiest Buddhist shrines in Sri Lanka. The golde n fence around stupa has more than thousand pillars. Better to go there in the morning or the weather can be...More

Thank Kitta2
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is one of the temples with historical value where this is believed to be built prior to golden era of Buddhism in Anuradhapura kingdom. This is peaceful place and much remote place also. If you get a chance pay attention to many stories about...More

Thank RanjanaPerera
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