Distance from Nuwara Eliya – 6.1 km (12 minutes)
Bambarakele Sri Maha Viharaya is a popular Buddhist temple which is situated in Nuwara Eliya. It is renowned as the first Buddhist temple built in Nuwara Eliya. It is also an archaeological protected site. Many Buddhist devotees from around Nuwara Eliya and other parts of the country come to the temple for religious observances.
Getting to Bambarakele Sri Maha Viharaya
From Nuwara Eliya travel approximately 6.1 km along the Peradeniya – Badulla – Chenkaladi Highway to reach the Bambarakele Sri Maha Viharaya which is situated in Nuwara Eliya.