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Seruwila Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient temple which is among the sixteen holiest Buddhist shrines in Sri Lanka [Solosmasthana].
It is reachable via Trincomalee - Muttur (42.4Kms) or via Kantalai - Allai (45Kms). Both the roads are well carpeted and in pretty good condition...More
Visited this place for the first time. Quite a drive from Trinco but worth it. One of the holiest places in Sri Lanka as the Stupa contains the forehead bone of the Lord Buddha plus it is said that he visited this place. The site...More
History goes back to 2nd Century B.C when King Kavantissa built up this Pagoda and the legends says Lord Buddha’s relics are buried here. Many remnants of ancient buildings can be seen in the vicinity. Please wear appropriately and do not plan to visit this...More
Seruwila Raja Maha Viharaya was built by King Kavantissa in 2nd Century BC. His kingdom of Ruhuna was threatened by foreign invaders. In order to prevent the fall of Kingdom of Ruhuna the King devised a strategy. There was a buffer state called Seru towards...More
Highly recommended to visit this place. Located rear Trincomalee, Eastern province in Sri Lanka. Make sure to wear a suitable dress before visit this place. Mostly foreigners are not visiting this place, and i don't know why; but this is a one of best place...More
This a one of the Holiest & Historical Buddhist shrine situated in the eastern province. It was a last minute decision to travel to Seruvila after visiting Somawathiya Viharaya. It was a 2.5 hrs drive along a difficult dirt road along the east bank of...More