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Kelaniya Temple

Kelaniya Town is located in close proximity to Colombo, in the direction towards kandy.Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya is the most important Buddhist Temple in the Colombo district.This is a Sacred place which the Colombo district. This is a sacred place  which the Buddha is supposed to have visited. The Kelani Perahera (Procession),is held in January every year and is almost as famous as the Kandy Perahera.On Poya days the temple is crowded with pilgrims.