Distance from Ella – 9.8 km (27 minutes)
Mahamevnawa Monastery is a Buddhist temple and monastery situated on Mahamevnawa Road in Ella. The monastery is home to more than 30 Theravada Buddhist monks. It is situated at the peak of the mountain which gives worshipers and visitors of the temple a spectacular view of the valleys and landscapes below. The monastery is visited by not only local worshipers but also foreign tourists and locals from various religious backgrounds.