Mahiyanganaya , the small town located in Badulla district of Sri lanka is synonymous with the Veddas and their unique culture. However, there is so much more to Mahiyanganaya than the Veddhas. It is a treasure trove of Buddhist heritage and culture and recreates the chronicle of the ancient Buddhist Scriptures of Mahavamsa originally written in Pali.
Mahiyanganaya is connected with Kandy by the main A1 highway up to Kandy. The winding roads and the scenic routes make it a popular choice among tourists. The town if famous for the famous Buddha temple where a lock of the Buddha's hair is thought to have enshrined. The mighty river of Mahaweli Ganga and the lakes offer ample opportunities for adventure and leisure including candle lit sun set cruises!
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