Sithulpawwa rock temple with a history of over 2000 years is one of the significant Buddhist sites built in the 2nd Century BC. Sithulpawwa Rajamaha Viharaya has a stunning setting with large number of stupas, cave temples, Buddha statues a stupa house and image houses spread among a large land area. Among these there is a cave temple with ancient paintings thought to be belonging to the 3rd century BC.