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Kataragama National Holiday Resort

    

Kataragama is one of the most important religious pilgrimage sites in Sri Lanka. It is a holy place for Buddhists, Muslims and Hindus, and the sprawling religious complex across the Menik Ganga contain buildings for all three religions. In July and August, the predominantly Hindu Kataragama festival draws thousands of devotees, who make the pilgrimage over a two-week period.

The Kataragama National Holiday Resort boasts an excellent location from where pilgrims and travelers can visit the religious site and attend the many colorful festivals, rituals, and ceremonies, such as the Kataragama Perahera.




Contact:
Address: Ceylon Tourist Board Rest House,
Kataragama
Telephone: 047 - 2235227





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Nearby Attractions:
Activities:
  • Take a jeep safari to Yala Safari-Punchi Akurugoda
  • Bird watching

Kataragama