Ambuluwawa Temple is a scenic temple with magnificent surrounding.You can come across the true meaning of diversity at this scenic and serene location. There is a Buddhist temple , a Hindu Shrine, a chapel, a mosque which represent the peace and unity. This symphony is perfect for the location and the country at large.
Ambuluwawa is also famous for rich biodiversity it houses in Ambuluwawa Biodiversity Complex.
Ambuluwawa, a rock mountain , whose rocks are said to be composed of a rare Inselberg which is least prone to erosion despite of heavy rainfall throughout the year. Although as a result of such heavy rainfall this area is covered with different varieties of plantations. This is the most iconic and treasured biodiversity for the residence of Gampola town next to Ambuluwawa temple.
Ambuluwawa is located in the kingdom of the great Sinhala King Buvanekabahu IV who reigned in 14th century, Gampola. The Ambuluwawa bio diversity center is inaugurated by Hon.D.M. Jayarathna and considered to be the first multi religious centre. The endeavor of constructing Ambuluwawa temple, peak and the rest of the features was so great, that poems were written to commemorate the achievement of the same. This simple yet distinct multi religious representation, is an amalgamation of the relentlessness of Sri Lankan citizens and the ambient peaceful nation.