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The Kataragama is in the Monaragala district of the Uva province that is almost 228 km away from Colombo and is known profoundly for the temples which are dedicated to the various shrines of devas, thus exposing the art and architecture of the temples which is admired by the tourists visiting this place. If you are there, you must not keep away from visiting the most famous temple of the town that is the Kataragama temple which was built in the honour of the Skanda Kumara who is also known as Kataragama Deviyo, known as the powerful deity of Sri Lanka.

Visit Kataragama

The temple welcomes believers of all faith and origin who are of the Buddhist and Hindu Kataragama and Kathirkamam origins and is associated with the historical stories that are sacred about the caste and religions. The best time to place your visit in this temple is during the warmest months from May to July and again from the dry months of December to January, according to your convenience.