Located in the central province of Sri Lanka, Matale is located in an enchanting valley which is popular for farming. This old village town boasts an interesting history and serves as a hub to some of the most important historic monuments in the area.
The town is surrounded by the foothills of the famous Knuckles Mountain Range and the area is popular for the cultivation of tea, rubber and spices. The attractions in and around the area includes the 2nd century BC Aluvihara Buddhist Temple, which is located just north of the main town, and the Rangiri Dambulu Temple, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the Kawatayamuni Temple, the Embili Viharaya, the Watagoda temple. Matale is also famous for the 1848 rebellion which was initiated in this town by national heroes Weera Puran Appu and Gongalegoda Banda. Incidentally the city is also the home town of Monarawila Keppetipola who led the Wellasa rebellion against the British troops.
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