DescriptionSituated in the Uva province of Sri Lanka, it is one of the main shrines. Kiri Vehera is believed to have been built by King Mahaghosha the Great. It is 95 ft. in height with a circumference of 280 ft. There are 5 places of worship Kirivehera, Bodhi tree (Ankur of Sri Maha Bodhiya), Katharagama Devalaya of king Mahasenas, Sella Katharagama and Vedihitikanda( The ancient palace of King Mahasen). Mind soothing surrounding enriches the value of Kirivehera while the gathering of the devotees from all over the world denotes the value of this place.