Distance from Trinco – 42.4 km (58 minutes)
Seruwila Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple situated in Seruwawila in the Trincomalee district. The Seruwila Temple is among the sixteen or seventeen holiest Buddhist shrines, named Solosmasthana, in Sri Lanka. It was built during the reign of King Kavantissa during 2nd Century BC. The temple contains the “Lalata Dathun Wahanse” which is the sacred forehead bone of Lord Buddha. Due to this reason the temple attracts many Buddhist devotees.
Getting to Seruwila Temple
From Trinco travel along the Trincomalee Highway passing Clappenburg and Kinniya until Seruwawila to reach the Seruwila Temple.