HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS

HALDUMULLA ANCIENT FORT

This is an ancient Portuguese Fort built on the summit of Haldumulla hill.  Since the Fort is sited at a strategic location it gives one a very good view of the surrounding area.

Traveling time – 45 mts. from Orient hotel.

 

 

 

SORAGUNE DEVALE

The ancient Kataragama Devale of Soragune temple has a history going back to the era of king Walagamba. Ruins such as stone scripture, old stone pillars, slabs and buildings with drawings still remain at the site.

Traveling time –45 mts. from Orient hotel.

 

 

 

MUTHIYANGANA RAJA MAHA VIHARE

A Buddhist shrine visited by the Buddha.

Traveling time  - 45 mts.from Orient hotel

 

 

 

 

MAHIYANGANA BUDDHIST SHRINE

70 Km. from Bandarawela is one of the classic Buddhist shrine is Sri Lanka Held in Great veneration as it was sanctified by a visit from the Buddha.

Traveling time – 90 mts. from Orient hotel

 

 

 

KATARAGAMA

The world famous shrine of god Skanda Kumar.

Traveling time – 1 ½ hours from Orient hotel

 

 

 

 

RAMAYANA SITES

The Uva Province has several sites Associated with the Romantic legend of Rama and Sita.

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