Historical Temples

Visit the many historical Buddhist temples around Negombo. The most popular of the Buddhist temples is the Bodhirajarama Maha Viharaya (Angurukaramulla Temple with its beautiful shrine room decorated with paintings and sculptures that depict the life of the Buddha and inspiring Jathaka stories. The room that holds the statues called the 'Pilima Ge' contains gigantic statues of all the ancient Kings of Sri Lanka. Observe Buddhist monks dressed in saffron robes, devoted worshippers dressed in white and others meditating under the shade of the Bo tree. Enjoy the peace and tranquility!