Sri Ponnambalam Vanesar Kovil
St Anthony’s Church
One of the city’s most interesting shrines is St Anthony’s Church. Outside it looks like a typical Portuguese Catholic church, but...
Old Kathiresan Kovil
The 1749 Wolvendaal Church is the most important Dutch building in Sri Lanka. When the church was built, this area was a wilderness...
Enjoy cheap South Indian and Sri Lankan food at this place in the heart of Pettah. The downstairs dining room is open to the street, and...
Srimath Ramanathan Mawatha · interesting places nearby
Sri Ponnambalam Vanesar Kovil information
In Kotahena, northeast of Pettah, you’ll find this temple built of South Indian granite. During the harvest festival of Thai Pongal (held in January) devotees flock to Hindu temples, which become even more colourful and lively.