Distance from Colombo – 9.2 km (31 minutes)
Kotte Raja Maha Viharaya is a historic Buddhist temple situated in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte. Its location is important as it is near the historic building Pita Kotte Gal Ambalama at the Pita Kotte junction on Kotte road. The temple was designated as an archeological site in Sri Lanka by the government on 17th May 2013. This temple annually hosts a Dalada Perahera in order to honor the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha as the Kingdom of Kotte once abode this sacred monument.