Dadagamuwa Rajamaha Viharaya is an ancient temple in Dadagamuwa, Gampaha. As soon as you enter the roundabout, it becomes clear that the temple carries a unique Sri Lankan architecture. Dadagamu Devalaya was inaugurated by a provincial governor, DevanampiyaTissa Sumitta, the first Buddhist king of Sri Lanka. Historians believe that the paintings and frescoes belong to the Candian period. Another intriguing aspect of the temple is that the roof is divided into two floors and is subjected to four modes. And it has a peak in the center of Kandy. Viharage’s roof is decorated with 2 rows of paintings. From time to time, the top row paintings show the story of Simbula Jataka and Themiya Jataka; Bottom row paintings elaborate the story of Dhamsoda Jataka. Ancient Dadagamuwa Raja Maha Viharaya is a symbol of Sri Lankan architecture. There are 2 incomplete wall paintings on Vatadage’s back wall. The Dagoba ‘s shape of the bubbler (water bulb) The corridors surrounding Dagoba are covered with round stone pillars. The Dadagamuwa Raja Maha Viharaya witnesses a remarkable history.
Dadagamuwa Rajamaha Viharaya is one of the heritage of Sri Lanka and many devotees come here to worship the Lord Buddha. In addition, many tourists who are keen on the combination of Sri Lankan culture and religion are very concerned about the temple. A large Buddha statue was recently erected.