Distance from Kandy – 38.5 km (1 hour 23 minutes)
Kadadora Viharaya is an abandoned Buddhist temple situated in Kadadora in the Nuwara Eliya district. The temple was submerged in water due to the construction of the Kotmale Dam in 1979 under the Mahaweli Development Project. The ruins of this abandoned Buddhist temple can still be seen when the water level of the Kotmale Reservoir goes down, although it is a very rare sight
Getting to Kadadora Viharaya
From Kandy travel along the Ulapane – Pussellawa Road passing Peradeniya, Gampola and Ulapane until Kotmale to reach the Kadadora Viharaya which is situated at Unapandura in the Ulapane – Pussellawa Road in Kotmale.