Distance from Kandy – 17 km (41 minutes)
Lankathilake Temple is a Buddhist temple built by King Buvanekabahu IV back in the 14th century. It is situated in Udunuwara, Kandy on Dalugola road about 4 km away from Pilimathalawa junction. Another ancient Buddhist temple, Gadaladeniya Vihara is also located a few kilometers from here. The Lankathilake temple is believed to be the most magnificent architectural creation of the Gampola era. The temple is built in natural rock and features paintings and sculptures of the Kandyan era.