Distance from Kalpitiya – 44.1 km (50 minutes)
Aiyanar Ancient Temple is an ancient Hindu temple which is situated along the Puttalam – Colombo Road in Puttalam. It is believed to be one of the oldest Hindu temples in Puttalam. The temple site is popular among travellers and many bus drivers stop here to pray and resume their journeys.
Getting to Aiyanar Ancient Temple
From Kalpitiya travel along the Palavi-Kalpitiya Road passing Etalai and Norochcholai up to Palaviya. Then travel approximately 4.4 km along the Puttalam – Colombo Road to reach the Aiyanar Ancient Temple in Puttalam.