The Muslim area near the river features this beautiful mosque with coloured tile work and wooden lintels, and tombs of two holy men.
This is the most important shrine. It contains the lance of the six-faced, 12-armed Hindu war god, Murugan (Skanda), who is seen as...
Kataragama Museum information
This archaeological museum inside the complex has a collection of Hindu and Buddhist religious items, as well as huge fibreglass replicas of statues from around Sri Lanka. However, you'll need a guide to provide context as the labelling is woeful.