Embekka Devalaya 


The Embekka Devale ( Dedicate to God Kataragama) is 1.5 km away along a track through pleasant cultivated fields. The temple with its sanctuary, Dancing Hall and the Drummer's Hall, is famous for its carved wooden pillars (which may have once adorned the Audience Hall in Kandy) with vibrant figures of soldiers, wrestlers, dancers, musicians, mythical animals and birds.
You can see similar carved pillars at the remains of the old Pilgrim's Rest nearby. The village has craftsmen working in silver, brass and copper.

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