Best Things To Do in Kataragama, Sri Lanka

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Kataragama.

Kataragama may not be as popular as other cities in Sri Lanka, but don’t let that fool you. Kataragama is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Kataragama.

If you have plans to visit Sri Lanka and are not sure if Kataragama should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Kataragama and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Kataragama

Here is the list of things to do in Kataragama and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Kataragama Image

    Town, Neighborhoods

    Address: Sri Lanka

    The pilgrimage town of Kataragama is among such places in the world where people from different religious backgrounds namely Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism gather to worship. Another commendable fact is that here the indigenous Vedda community too has free access to pay a visit to the Kataragama Temple. The temple is like the heart of the town and...Read more
  2. Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Devalaya


    Address: Main Office Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Dewalaya, Kataragama 91400, Sri Lanka

    It is basically a temple complex dedicated to Buddhist guardian deity and Hindu war god. They are known as Kataragamadeviyo and Kathirkamam respectively. It is one of the few religious sites in Sri Lanka which is visited by Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims. In the past years it was a jungle site which was difficult to access but now it is possible ...Read more
  3. Hotel Chandrika

    4.2 (18 Votes)
    Tissa Rd, Kataragama 91400, Sri Lanka
  4. Hotel Sunflower

    3.5 (18 Votes)
    Depot Road, Kataragama, Sri Lanka
  5. Kiri Vehera Kiri Veher Vellllai Vikaavaiyum

    4.8 (25 Votes)
    Kataragama, Sri Lanka
  6. Dim Tours

    3.8 (33 Votes)
    Tissamaharama Rd, Kataragama, Sri Lanka
  7. Gem River Edge

    4.5 (14 Votes)
    Keselkoratuwa, Sella Road, Mailagama, Kataragama, Kataragama, Sri Lanka