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« on: July 30, 2010, 05:20:01 am »

Maduganga situated in the southwestern region of Sri lanka when you travell passing Ahungalla from colombo.it’s faciating wetland complex & estuary surrounded by mangroves,it’s has 15 island arround the complex. this vegetation  situated wetzone of the country therefore northwest monsoon experience provide approximatly 2200 mm avarage rain fall annualy ,avarage temporature 27C monthly,

This vegitation makes attative ecotone for winter visiters as well as 100 plus birds species ,24 mammals ,12 amphibians,31 reptiles,50 butterflies,25 species of molluscs have been recordrd,


The river spreads out to a very wide area creating tiny islands.  The largest of these are Ma duwa,Mirala Duwa,Dik duwa  Satha Pahe Duwa, Dimi Duwa, Galman Duwa and Katu Duwa are namely,about 300 families are resident this area,Nice stories are comes with the name of some island, most of them comes generation to generation by word of mouth,


Your visit will not compleat witout boat ride,boat rides are available arround the area,





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Koth Duwa Raja Maha Viharaya
One of the main attractions of Madu Ganga is most likely the Koth Duwa Raja Maha Viharaya, a one-and-a-half century old temple situated within the wetland. It is believed that this serene temple had provided first accommodation for the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha when it was brought to the isle. The Chief Prelate of Kothduwa Raja Maha Vihara, Ven. Omanthai Pugngnasara, is the fourth chief prelate successor of the temple. The temple also owns a 130-year old Bo tree planted by King Parakramabahu's Minister, Deva Pathiraja. Samson Rajapakse Wasala Mudali built the temple around the Bodhi as the years swept by.


Sri Lanka Wetland Directory “Maduganga”

Wonders of a wetland - Maduganga
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