The Mount View Holiday Bungalow

Degaldoruwa Rajamaha Vihara

Another attracted place by visitors is the Degaldoruwa Rajamaha Vihara (Degaldoruwa temple) in Kandy which is situated just 25km away from Gampola. This temple is famous for the notable paintings available in the temple which belong to the Kandyan era. King Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe is the then King when these paintings are done and he was sponsoring this temple by providing resources and property to the temple making a ‘Raja Maha Viharaya’. These paintings were done by the traditional painters during that era, Especially these paintings depict the Norms, Traditional customs social aspect that were prevailing during that era. These paintings used the features of the Kandyan art style. They are clearly shown here.