The oldest Hindu temple in Colombo

Sri Kailasanathar Swami Devasthanam with shrines dedicated to Shiva and Ganesh, is the oldest Hindu temple in Colombo. Located behind the Fort Railway Station, this Kovil (Hindu Temple) is devoted to the war god Skanda. It is the starting point for the annual Hindu Vel Festival. Vel is a procession where Vel (trident) chariot is dragged by devotees to the kovils on Galle Rd in Bambalapitiya.

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