Monaragala District, Sri Lanka

Monaragala District Monaraga is the second largest district in Sri Lanka and home for many historical, religious and natural attractions.

The the city Monaragala got its name from a native Singhalese meaning of "peacock habitat rock". Majority of the area of this district is covered with natural forest coverage. Due to that, elephants, deer, wild boars and other wild animals can be easily spotted in this area.

The Yudaganawa, Buduruwagala and Maligawila are among the main religious heritage sites located in this district and there are many more scattered throughout.

Monaraga is located in dry zone of Sri Lanka and majority of the workforce involved in agriculture activities for their live hood. Paddy is the main cultivations and there are many vegetable and fruit producers as well. Many of the rural population involved with Chena cultivation as their live hood.

Buduruwagala

Buduruwagala

Buduruwagala is a prominent Buddhist heritage site, located few km away from Wellawaya town in Monaragala district.
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Govinda Hela

Govinda Hela

Govinda Hela is a giant rock mountain standing up nearly 570 m above the ground.
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