Thivanka Pilimage had been built by King Parakramabahu (1153-1186) as part of the Jethavanarama Complex. Since the large image of Buddha has been curved in 3 places, this has been given the name “Thivanka” which literally means three curves.
Sathmahal Prasada in Sri Lanka is a seven storied stepped pyramid located in an elevated area amongst the ancient city Polonnaruwa. The structure has entrances on all four sides and an additional staircase to reach the upper levels.
The Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is a sacred fig tree, or Ficus religious, that stands in the Mahamewna Gardens in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Not only is it the closest authentic living link to Gautama Buddha, it is also the oldest human-planted tree in the world with a known planting date and a recorded history.
Wedihiti Kanda (Wedahiti Kanda) is a rocky mountain located about 3.5 km from the famous Kataragama Devalaya. Except for Kataragama Devalaya and Sella Kataragama, Wedihiti Kanda is one of the most popular destinations for the pilgrims to Kataragama.
Hidden on a side of a boulder face at the Ran Masu Uyana ( The Royal Goldfish Park) sandwiched between the Tissa Wewa and the Isurumuniya Rock Temple at Anuradhapura, is a unique artifact of of the Ancient Sri Lanka which is locally known as “Bawa Chakraya” or the “Sakwala Chakraya”.
Alu Viharaya or Aloka Vihara is situated in 30 km south of Kandy on the Matale-Dambulla road, surrounded by hills. The history of Alu Viharaya can be traced back to 3rd century BC in king Devanampiyatissa’s era.