Athugala Rock & Temple

Athugala rock or the ‘’Elephant rock” is the largest rock in the ancient city of Kurunagala. This rock which  is the shape of an elephant is 325 meters high and attracts many tourists who come to see it.  Athugala rock has an 88ft Samadhi Buddha statue on the top and you can enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the entire city of Kurunagala from there.

Athugala rock is popular among mountain climbers who are passionate about hiking.  Minki Villa is situated 33.8 km away from the rock, so you can visit it with relative ease.

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