Distance from Kalpitiya – 91.8 km (1 hour 51 minutes)
Halambagala Raja Maha Viharaya is an ancient Buddhist cave temple which is situated in Kurunegala. It is a unique type of temple where the image house is located in a large drip ledge cave. There are many other drip ledge caves within the premises of the Halambagala Raja Maha Viharaya. Due to its unique structure many people from near and far visit the temple. The temple is not only popular as a religious site, but also as a tourist attraction of the area.
Getting to Halambagala Raja Maha Viharaya
From Kalpitiya travel along the Palavi-Kalpitiya Road and the Katugastota-Kurunegala-Puttalam Highway passing Etalai, Norochcholai, Kalladiya and Nikaweratiya up to Kurunegala to reach the Halambagala Raja Maha Viharaya.