Kudumbigala Forest Monastery

Kudumbigala monastic complex was built in 246 BC, during the time of King Devanampiyatissa. Gem, hidden in the jungles by the Panama-Kumana road.

Established as a refuge for the Buddhist monks, seeking for enlightenment,  Kudumbigala is still a living and breathing place, where monks still meditate inside the silent rock caves like a thousand years ago.

The area is full of ancient ruins and caves, archaeologists had recovered over 200 of them. This place has a magic atmosphere and incredible view. From the top of Sacral Rock, you will see all Yala National park in front of you, ocean and lagoons, green forest and blue skies as far as your eyes can go.