Tucked away along Sri Lanka’s southern coast is the quaint fishing village of Dickwella where one will find the fascinating Wewurukannala Vihara Temple. An ideal way to visit this part of the island is by way of an air taxi Sri Lanka service such as the one offered by Cinnamon Air. Apart from providing flights to Dickwella, it provides access to a number of destinations via its fleet of modern Sri Lanka sea planes.
When in Dickwella, plan a trip to the Wewurukannala Vihara Temple where one can soak up some local culture and discover the island’s rich religious heritage. As you explore the site you will come across a towering statue of Load Buddha which dates back to the 18th century. Some parts of the temple go back to around 250 years and provide an insight into local culture. Also of note are the enthralling and intriguing depictions of the various punishments that await in the afterlife for sinners.