Kataragama temple

Kataragama temple is a hindu and buddhist temple complex dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragama deviyo. It is one of the few religious sites in Sri Lanka that is venerated by the majority Sinhala Buddist, minority Hindu Tamils, Muslims and Vedda people.  Almost all the shrines— and the nearby Kiri Vehera — are managed by Buddhists, apart from shrines dedicated to Tevayani, Shiva (Siva) and themuslim mosque.

Recommended review time for sightseeing: 1 h 30 m

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