Distance from Kalpitiya – 45.1 km (55 minutes)
Thissa Raja Maha Viharaya is a Buddhist temple which is situated in Poththuwilluwa in the Puttalam district. Many devotees from the surrounding area come to this temple to conduct religious rituals on a daily and weekly basis. Passers-by from near and far also drop by this temple due to its convenient location in the Puttalam district.
Getting to Thissa Raja Maha Viharaya
From Kalpitiya travel along the Palavi-Kalpitiya Road passing Etalai, Norochcholai and Palaviya up to Nagavilluwa. Then travel along the Nagavilluwa Uthtara Attavilluwa Road up to Poththuwilluwa to reach the Thissa Raja Maha Viharaya.