Dehiwala Road, Bellanwila
Open Roughly sunrise to sunset
The Bellanwila Raja Maha Vihara is a popular temple just outside of Colombo (Boralesgamuwa). The bodhi-tree on the temple premises is one of the thirty-two saplings from the sacred bodhi tree in Anuradhapura, distributed over 2000 years ago. It also known for its big, bright and beautiful statues and murals.
From Galle Road just turn into Hill Street and keep going, take the right fork and pass the Bellantota junction. The temple is about 15 minutes from that junction, just before the Weras Lake. The long yellow walls on your left will be hard to miss.
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