This is a beautiful place to visit and is famous for the temple that is situated here. The place is brimming with wildlife and serenity to revel in. Here’s a few things to take note of.
This is an ancient man-made body of water that was constructed in the yester years of kings and queens in Sri Lanka. It is now a source of water which draws in beautiful birds.
Tissa Maha Dagoba
This temple was built by King Kavantissa in the 3rd century BC. It is one of the most sacred places for the Buddhist devotees to visit as it shelters the sacred tooth and the forehead bone of Lord Buddha.
When exploring Tissamaharama you will come across an area with ruins of stone pillars. This place is called Galkanumandiya and is thought to have been some sort of monastery at the time.
Places to stay
As this is a popular tourist destination, there are plenty of Kataragama hotels for a good stay and Kithala Resort is one of them. Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.