Dambadeniya - Vijayasundararamaya

This was the royal temple of the Dambadeniya kingdom period.

This is located about 500 m from the Kurunegala – Negombo main road at Dambadeniya town.

According to the history this temple has been constructed by king Vijayabahu II who was the first king of the Dambadeniya kingdom. The temple and the king’s palace which was on the Maliga Gala were closely located.

This temple is still functioning as one of the main temples of the area. The old temple of the tooth and the vatadage are the main ancient monuments in this location.

The wooden building of the ancient temple of the tooth and the frescoes are very attractive for the people who love history.

This temple is easily accessible by a car.

 

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