Kiri Vehera, Kataragama is the most esteemed Buddhist temple situated in the sacred city of Kataragama. Kataragama was built in the 6th century by the King Mahaasena.
The height of this sthupa is 280 feet. Kataragama Kiri Vehera, is located about 800 meters away from the Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Devalaya, ehich belongs to the Moneragala District of Uva Province. The Mahasen Statue in the Mahasena Devalaya near the Kirivehera in Kataragama is a popular place among many people.