Distance from Polonnaruwa – 6.7 km (10 minutes)
Ethumalpitiya Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Polonnaruwa. It is a modern temple situated amidst the historic ruins of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Ethumalpitiya Temple conducts many religious ceremonies where devotees from near and far gather together.
Getting to Ethumalpitiya Temple
From Polonnaruwa travel approximately 3.8 km along the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway towards Janapada Mawatha and turn to Polonnaruwa-Hingurakgoda Road at the 26th Mile Post. Travel approximately 2.7 km along this route and turn to Lakshauyana – Chandana Pokuna to reach the Ethumalpitiya Temple which is situated on Ethumalpitiya Road in Lakshauyana.