Walking through Kotahena will make you wonder what makes this part of the Colombo Municipality, just north east of Pettah, so special. Why should you go to Kotahena, because it is hardly being mentioned in the guidebooks? Well, the answer is simple: there are so many religious places of interest which may draw your special attention. Many of them with an interesting background story, like the St. Anthony Church, the St. Lucia Cathedral, the Sri Dipaduttamarama, also called the Thai Temple and the spectacular Sri Ponnambala Vaneswara with its stunning granite sculptured interior. Anyway, just don’t put Kotahena aside and take the trouble to get yourself into a tuk tuk and have you guided along this interesting variety of religious places of different backgrounds.