The iconic Embekke Temple was built by King Vikramabahu III was a historic place of worship revered for it’s elaborate interior and cultural significance. Some of the key highlights of this sacred Hindu shrine are its “Sanctum of Garagha” and the “Hevisi Mandapaya” which boasts of wooden pillars with intricate carvings. Devoted to the worship of the Katharagama Deviyo, a tour of this temple is a must for all first-time visitors to kandy.