Angurukaramulla Temple is a glorious temple in Negombo. Famous for its majestic dragon entrance and epic Buddha statue, this is a beautiful place to wander around if you love historical culture and ancient architecture.
Angurukaramulla is located in the east of Negombo and about 3 km away from town. Thus is only a 7 minute tuk ride from the town. The temple is within the easy reach of visitors enjoying the west coast of Sri Lanka while staying in a Negombo hotel among the many options for accommodation including Heritance Negombo.
The temple features a magnificent dragon entrance with the glorious view of a 6m long reclining Buddha statue. Further the temple contains ancient murals painted on the walls dating back to the ancient centuries. There is also a historic library undoubtedly over 300 years old.
Right next to the temple there is a stupa. The interior of the stupa is decorated with murals and wonderful carvings on the walls. There is a beautiful stupa inside the stupa making it a unique feature of the premises.
Keep in mind
This is a place of religious veneration thus make sure to dress appropriately and avoid head covers, revealing your shoulders and legs.
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