What you can do
Tissamaharama town is surrounded by the Tissa lake which was built by King Kavantissa, 2300 years ago. The town's landscape is dominated by gigantic semi-circle shaped ancient Buddhist Dagobas. This is one of the four major Buddhist monasteries established in Sri Lanka, after the arrival of Arahant Mahinda Thera to the country. During this city tour, you will enjoy the visit to Tissamaharana and Debarawewa temples. Tissamaharama is also famous for curd making. Most of the villagers do this as their family business. You will get an opportunity to visit one of the village houses to experience the curd making process during this city tour.