Magul Maha Viharaya, Arugam Bay

Magul maha viharaya is located in the thick forest of Lanugala Village about 20km from Arugam Bay. It is believed that it was built by King Kavanthissa during the years 453-474 AD. Among items that have been uncovered are the only half Moon Stone in Sri Lanka that features men, a Santhi Dagoba, which is rare in Sri Lanka but common to India, and the wedding and worship halls that fade into the deep forest

Read more


Latitude: 7.040368 Longitude: 81.201674 Elevation: 2490 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Faizar Sulfi

Hours Open

6am 6pm

Leave a Comment