Warana Raja Maha Viharaya, or the Varana Temple got its name because it’s located in Warana village. This is one of the cave temple located in Western province of Sri Lanka, which can be reach less than 1.5 hours from Colombo. You will be amazed to see historical cave temples on the giant rocks with some ancient inscriptions(Brahmin script ).
Warana temple is located around 5 km away from the Colombo Kandy highway. If you are coming from Colombo, turn right from Yakkala Junction and go around 4 km. Then you will find “Nelli Gaha Mula” junction and turn left from there. You have to go around 1 km and then take a another side road, which leads you to Warana Temple.