Aluth Nuwara Devalaya

It is believed that the Dedimunda Deiyo is the guardian deity of the Buddha Sasana. This devale is considered a special place of worship. On Kembura days, which are Wednesdays and Saturdays people come to offer pooja and make vows to the deity. People come from many parts of the country to seek the blessings of this deity.It is believed that when King Parakramabahu II was passing through Aluthnuwara on his way to Sri Pada, he was very impressed with the place. He then decided to donate the property pattu village of his Queen Giriwasa Sunethra Devi, to the temple.