Distance from Mirissa – 54.7 km (1 hour 39 minutes)
Rotumba Budugala Rajamaha Viharaya is a Buddhist temple situated in Rotumba in the Matara district. The temple has been built on a rocky outcrop and consists of a number of natural rock caves. This Buddhist temple is believed to have been built by King Walagamba of the Anuradhapura kingdom. Today, the temple has two caves of which a few ruins can be seen including ruins of a reclining Buddha statue. Rotumba Budugala Rajamaha Viharaya is a historic and ancient Buddhist temple located in the southern province of Sri Lanka.
Getting to Rotumba Budugala Rajamaha Viharaya
From Mirissa travel approximately 1.7 km along the Matara Road and turn to Matara – Hakmana Road. Travel along this route and turn to Thihagoda – Kamburupitiya – Mawarala – Kotapola Road at Thihagoda junction. Travel along this route passing Kamburupitiya, Makandura and Mawarala up to Rotumba to reach the Rotumba Budugala Rajamaha Viharaya.