A small Buddhist temple in Badulla, Uva Province, Sri Lanka.

 බදුල්ල, Badulla, Buddist, Badoola, Temple, Sri Lanka,
Buddist Temple in Badulla. Temple Bouddhique à Badoula.

Buddist Temple in Badulla.

Temple Bouddhique à Badoula.


PLATE XVI.

A small Buddhist temple in Badulla the capital of Oovah (Uva Province), with a few cotton-trees (Bombax) in the foreground.

Source: Sketches of the inhabitants, animal life and vegetation in the lowlands and high mountains of Ceylon. As well as of the submarine scenery near the coast taken from a diving bell by the Baron Eugène de Ransonnet. Printed for the author by Gerold & sold by Robert Hardwicke, London 1867.

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