History of Sri Lanka is a source of great pride to both Sinhalese and Tamils therefore many amazing historical temples are found in Sri Lanka. All over the world, they are famous and many visitors are interested in watching these marvelous structures, paintings, statues…etc. with own eyes. Here are the top 10 famous and historical temples in Sri Lanka that should be visited if you get a chance.
1) Muthiyangana Temple
Muthiyangana temple is located in Badulla, lower central hills of Sri Lanka. Lord Buddha’s ‘Hair’ and ‘Mukthak Dathu’ is enshrined by this stupa for thousands of years. As well as it is believed that the Lord Buddha had visited the Muthiyangana temple during his 3rd arrival to Sri Lanka so many devotees go to worship there.
Munneswaram temple is an important place for Hindu devotees, located in Munneswaram. The temple comprises with five temples. The central temple dedicated to god Shiva is the biggest and prestigious and other temples are dedicated to god Ganesha, Kali and Ayyanake. Navarathri, Sivarathri and other main festivals are celebrated at the temple.