Hambantota City Guide! Must Visit Sites in Sri Lanka!

  1. Situlpawwa Temple

4.Situlpawwa Temple

The Situlpawwa Temple is the rock temple that offers calm atmosphere to the visitors. The ambiance of this temple is very quiet and during the first century it was occupied by the Arahants. In Buddhism, Arahants are those monks who have achieved highest wisdom like Lord Buddha. This place was earlier known as Cittalpabbata. It means the, hill of quite mind. This temple offers amazing view of lush surroundings because it is located on top of the 400ft rocky outcrop.

Different rock caves can be viewed which are used for the meditation by the monks and devotees.

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