Avukana in North central Sri Lanka is well known for its colossal single stone sculpture of Buddha dating back to the 5th century. The Avukana statue is a standing statue of the Buddha has a height of more than 40 feet (12 m) and is carved out of a large granite rock face. It depicts a variation of the Abhaya mudra, and is one of the best examples of a standing statue constructed in ancient Sri Lanka. Avukana is a popular tourist spot in any Sri Lankan itinerary. To cater to the accommodation needs of the tourists, Avukana has a slew of hotels, guest houses and inns.
There are many low cost hotels and guest houses in and around Avukana. Browse through our cheap Avukana hotels to make your pick.