Tucked away in the heart of Sri Lanka’s’ commercial capital, Colombo, one will find the charming Gangarama Temple which showcases a fascinating array of sculptures and carvings including those made of stone. These intricate creations offer an insight into the immense skill and creativity of Sri Lanka artists who have helped to make this temple such a beautiful place of worship. Those interested in learning more about Sri Lanka arts can view an array of creations that can be found at Sri Lankan Artists who showcase works of a number of locals.
Make sure to visit the Gangarama Temple which is not only an important Buddhist site, but also one where one can observe many designs elements. As you explore the temple area you will come across finely sculptured stone carvings which lend to the charm of Gangarama. These carvings depict the traditional design styles and motifs that can be seen in other places of worship around the island too. Also of note are the Buddhist paintings, brass work and fascinating row of Buddha statues.