Archive for the ‘Matale’ Category

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Sri Muttu Marie Amman Kovil

August 17, 2011

This Kovil was built as a scarification to goddess ‘Paththini’. The annual ‘peeru’ festival of this Kovil is famous among both local and foreign tourists. This is one of the few largest kovils in Sri Lanka

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Alu Viharaya Raja Maha Viharaya

August 17, 2011

This was built by King Walagamba as a tribune to providing a hiding place during South Indian ‘Choola’ invasions. This temple has very long history and due to British invasions in 1848 the Buddha statues and paintings had damaged

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