Distance from Kalpitiya – 46.9 km (55 minutes)
Upuwehera Rajama Viharaya is an ancient Buddhist temple which is situated along the Puttalam – Anuradhapura – Trincomalee Highway in Puttalam. It is a sacred place in Puttalam and many local devotees attend the daily aand weekly rituals conducted at the temple site. People from across the country come to this temple to pay homage to Lord Buddha.
Getting to Upuwehera Rajama Viharaya
From Kalpitiya travel along the Palavi-Kalpitiya Road passing Etalai and Norochcholai up to Palaviya. Then travel along the Puttalam – Colombo Road up to Puttalam to reach the Upuwehera Rajama Viharaya situated along the Puttalam – Anuradhapura – Trincomalee Highway in Puttalam.