Distance from Kalpitiya – 68.7 km (1 hour 16 minutes)
Periyakulama Temple is a Buddhist temple which is situated in the Puttalam district. It is a popular temple of the area and many devotees from the local surrounding come to this temple to perform their religious rituals on a daily and weekly basis. The temple also conducts several religious festivals and events all year round.
Getting to Periyakulama Temple
From Kalpitiya travel along the Palavi-Kalpitiya Road passing Etalai and Norochcholai up to Palaviya. Then travel along the Katugastota-Kurunegala-Puttalam Highway passing Kottukachchiya up to Anamaduwa. At Anamaduwa roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Galgamuwa Road and travel approximately 3.5 km along this route to reach the Periyakulama Temple.