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Ridi Vihara

The primary attraction at this Buddhist temple is the golden standing Buddha statue in the main cave called the Pahala Vihara (Lower Temple), which also houses a 9m recumbent Buddha resting on a platform decorated w…
Buddhist Statue in Ridi Vihara

Monaragala Viharaya Buddha

This 20m-tall sitting Buddha, 4km southeast of Ridigama, was unveiled in 2015 as the largest (but not the loveliest) granite statue in the world. Set on a plinth of carved peacocks, elephants and lotus buds, the Bud…