Kataragama Devale

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Kataragama Devale, Lankatilaka and Gadaladeniya Viharaya form a group of temples founded in the 14C before Kandy became the capital of the Singhalese kingdom. The centrepiece here is a strikingdig-ge (hypostyle drummers' room preceding the temple) dotted with banded columns featuring sculpted scenes.

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In various eras (14C-18C) the Singhalese
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