Old Kathiresan Kovil


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Old Kathiresan Kovil

These kovils or temples dedicated to the Hindu war god Murugan (Skanda) bring colour to Colombo’s back streets with their ornate exteriors of sculptured Hindu deities. Visit at night when priests perform the evening puja or prayers to the sound of drums.

Useful Information

  • Address: 239 Sea St, Colombo
  • Phone: +94 011 431 426
  • Opening House: Daily from 7am–10:30pm

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