Wood Carving

Wood Carving

Sri Lanka wood carvings are known famously for their quality and attention to detail. With a recorded history indicating craftsmen arriving to the country as part of the entourage with the Buddhist Nun "Sangamitta" from India, then kingdom quickly adapted the fine artwork to be incorporated in the monuments. The most famous wood carved creation in Sri Lanka undoubtedly is the Embekke temple in Kandy. With intricate designs carved in to massive structures the monument has stood the test of time. Visitors to Galle, Kandy, Colombo, Bentota can engage themselves in wood carving activities and purchase either ready-made products or creations which are made to order. Ambalangoda regions is in particularly famous for traditional mask marking.

Popular Venue:
Kandy
Ambalangoda

This activity is suitable for:
Adults