All year daily.
|Classification:||Cave Church Tectonic Cave Painted Cave|
|Light:||Incandescent Electric Light System|
|Guided tours:||self guided|
|Address:||Pilikuththuwa Rajamaha Viharaya, Gampaha, Tel: +94-333-337-982.|
|As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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පිළිකුත්තුව රජමහා විහාරය (Pilikuththuwa Rajamaha Viharaya) is a cave temple, which was built under a huge boulder. Pilikuththuwa Stupa (dageba) is located on the right side of the cave temple inside a large cave, which is actually a cleft formed by two huge boulders which lean together. This small dageba was built in Mahanuwara kingdom time. On the edge of the cave entrance so-called kataram were cut into the rock to prevent rain water coming inside. 20 steps uper ther is nother cave temple which is quite small and called Pilikuththuwa Upper Viharaya. It contains a Buddha statue and some paintings. A large number of small caves,