Reswehera

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Reswehera Rajamaha Vihara is an ancient temple which was built by the king Devanampiya Tissa (307BC-267BC) situated in north western province in Sri Lanka.

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Gautama Buddha statue

The temple is well known for its two Gautama Buddha statues, one carved in a rock and the other inside the vihara. In addition the Bo tree which was planted from a branch of the sacred Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi illuminates the historical value of the place.