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Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple

Although Isipathanaramaya Temple was built in 1916, it is nevertheless one of the oldest in Colombo city, and is hailed as a place of peace, beauty, and contemplation. And while celebrating the Buddha with notable statues, relics and antiques, and some exceptional frescos, there is also has an imposing statue of the Hindu god Lord Ganesha at its entrance. Located in Havelock Town, the temple was built by D.D. Pedris, a wealthy merchant, in memory of his son Henry, who was executed by British officials after being falsely accused of inciting race riots in 1915.
Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple
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