Believed to be more than 2000 years old, when Buddhism was first established in the island, the Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya is one of the few monuments in the Galle district that explains the history of Sri Lanka. Possessing some intricate works of art originating from various kingdoms, the temple showcases how religion is deeply intertwined with the way of life.

You, your family, friends, and even your partner will be able to delve into the artistic features of the temple during your stay with us at Taru Villas. You will be able to witness the daily rituals and learn how the various kingdoms of Sri Lanka contributed to the preservation of the temple.