Wadasitikanda

     

Wadasiti – Mountain (Wadasiti Kanda) is  situated in Kataragama which is about 2500 feet  high and 4Km from south-east of Kataragama.  According to the history the God Katargama had  lived in this mountain long ago and had thrown  an arrow from there where the Kataragama   Maha Devalaya was built on later.

Kataragama

     

Kataragama is a popular pilgrimage destination frequented by adherents of all religions in Sri Lanka. The main shrine devoted to Skanda popularly described in eulogies as God having six faces and twelve arms whose assistance is sought for worldly gain. The history of the shrine dates back to 2 century BC.

Kirivehera

     

Beyond the Maha Devale is a meeting hall on the north side of the square. From the east gate, a Tulip tree avenue leads 500m past further lines of stalls selling lotus flowers to the Kiri Vehera dating from 1 BC. It is a milk white large stupa with a well maintained peaceful courtyard.

Bundala

     

Bundala National Park is an internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds in Sri Lanka. Bundala harbors 197 species of Birds, the highlight being the Greater Flamingo,which migrate in large flocks. Bundala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1969.

Yala

     

Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900.

Sella Kataragama

     

Sella Kataragama is a very important place in Kataragama. About 4 mile from Sella to Kataragama. At the long distance fast a love seen was between Skanda Kumar and Valliamma at here.One mile short tunnel of Sella Kataragma
 is Valli's cave.