Sri Lanka is an island that is well suited for so many types of travellers. In the recent past adventure sports enthusiasts, both land and water based, have found the island an ideal location for their activities. As a romantic getaway the island nation offers many types of sceneries in which to bask in. Wildlife and nature enthusiasts have always found an abundance of places, animals and forests to enjoy. Similarly young travellers looking to have a good time and enjoy the nightlife have found no end of beach locations in which to party the week away. With its rich history that includes kings, queens, bandits, conquerors and giants, cultural holiday makers will also find an abundance of things to see and experience.
Negombo, otherwise known as ‘Little Italy’, for its intricate twisting of canal ways is a town close to the main International Airport that is at once a tranquil beach location and a vibrant nightlife destination, which is rich in culture as well.
The Angurukaamulla Temple is one such cultural attraction within Negombo that attracts a lot of attention. The largest Buddhist temple in the city, Angurukaamulla is noted for its paintings and murals, ornate carvings and etchings. The main hall houses a statue of a reclining Buddha of 6 metres.
The temple itself is set in a tranquil and serene surrounding which invokes a sense of spiritual wellness on all who cross its threshold. Buddhist monks at the temple can be seen giving lessons and guiding younger monks who have dedicated themselves to learning the Dhamma at this site.
Whether young or old, Angurukaamulla also is an ideal place and opportunity, for you to take some time off your hectic and busy lifestyle and holiday and engage in some quiet meditation of your own. The spiritual aura that surrounds the temple will fill you with an inner peace that is unique to this very location.
When planning on visiting the area and on the lookout for a Negombo hotel, be sure to make your choice depending on your needs and type of holiday. A beach hotel Negombo such as the alluring and charming Jetwing Blue is sure to make your holiday an even better one.