Devinuwara(165km) is the Southernmost point in Sri Lanka beyond which no land mass is encountered till the Antarctica is reached. Vishnu(Upulvan) Devalae ,the historic shrine dedicated to God Vishnu (Upulvan) the guardian deity of Sri Lanka,is at Devinuwara. At the Beach known as Sinhasana Wella ,marked with remains of an ancient building is the spot where a log  of red Kihiri wood was washed ashore during the reing of King Dappula 1(659AD) from which a statue of the god Upulvan had been carved out and installed for veneration in a shrine at the site of present Devale.

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