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Ruhunu Maha Katharagama Devalaya, Katharagama, Kataragama 91400, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the temple of Lord Karthikeya Subramaniam at Kataragama. Lord Karthikeya was requested to go to the battlefield by Lord lndra on the last day of war. This was done to protect Lord Rama from the wrath of Brahma asthram shot by King Ravana...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank DDPrasad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a srilankan we believe katharagama god and we travel to katharagama to get blessings on out special occasions. It's really good place to see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank supunkarunaratne
Reviewed 4 September 2019

The temple was very crowded at the tome of our vidit due to school holidays. So if ypu want to worship peacefully better to visit off season during weekdays. Pease make sure to worship the loard buddha and ashtapala bodhi tree before the devala. It...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank najeeraw
Reviewed 24 August 2019

Kataragama Temple is situated in southern part of Sri Lanka and temple area is very big. People worship Lord Murga and Ganesa and there is no statue of deities in this temple. We had dharsan at the time deepa aradhani (7 pm) in the night...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank balasubramanian16847
Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

A temple complex that is worth your time to visit. It shows that many religions can coexist in harmony in close proximity to each other.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank moetaza2017
Reviewed 13 June 2019

a best place to visit Tamil people dancings and enjoy when star the perahera season kataragama,people can really enjoy there.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank anna j
Reviewed 6 June 2019

The mysticism of Kataragama, from the day I heard and understood Kantha Shasti--the mention of Kataragama in the song fueled my desire to visit this place someday. Finally, last December one of the many on my Bucket Lists came true..a visit to Sri Lanka with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 5 June 2019

We visit twice a year this Sacred Place as my husband is a Strong Believer in visiting Kataragama Devalaya... If you believe worth all the trouble

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rasangani P
Reviewed 22 May 2019

This visit was one of the highlights of our tour. Fascinating to see the buildings and the traditions and rituals. From the fruit shops where pilgrims bought their fruit offerings, to the various buildings and shrines, to the pooja prayer ritual - wonderful. Welcoming people....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Diana G
Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

That place is really nice because so many people came there and pre his Buddhismus.it was expensive for us nice views and quite place.

Date of experience: April 2019
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1 August 2018|
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Response from KruPedroSolana | Reviewed this property |
From Colombo to Kataragama is too long..( hours of travelling). it can be done but i will say not good idea
Krish Sairam P
25 March 2018|
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Response from sudeshi2016 | Reviewed this property |
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Aravinthan V |
May I know howmuch we have to pay person if we wish to travel by private jeep or vehicle which is run by the people?