Kiri Vehera is located in the sacred city of Kataragama. This place was worshiped by the pilgrims even in the 6th century with the help of King Mahaasena.
The height of this stupa is 280 feet. Kataragama Kiri Vehera, is at about 800 meters away from the Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Devalaya. It belongs to the Moneragala District in the Uva Province.
The Mahasen statue in the Mahasena Devalaya is an important item located at the same premises.