Distance from Colombo – 58.2 km (59 minutes)
Paramanagala Temple is a Buddhist temple which is situated in Bandaragama in the Kalutara district. The temple has a lotus-shaped pagoda and is the first of its type in South Asia. It is a significant and iconic Buddhist temple surrounded by paddy fields which add to a beautiful sight. Paramanagala Temple can be seen near the Gelanigama Exit while travelling along the Southern Expressway. This temple is visited by many Buddhist devotees in the surrounding area.
Getting to Paramanagala Temple
From Colombo travel along the Southern Expressway and take the Gelanigama Exit to reach the Paramanagala Temple which is situated in Bandaragama in the Kalutara district.