Sunetradevi Rajamaha ViharayaKing Parakramabahu the 6th who became the first ruler in the Kotte Kingdom in 1412 established the Sunethradevi Raja Maha Viharaya in the year 1451, in memory of his mother queen Sunethradevi. In ancient times this temple had owned 378 acres of land and it was the controlling centre of both the Bellanwila Raja Maha Viharaya and Sunethradevi Pirivena (School of novice monks).
Sunetradevi Maha PirivenaKotte era is added to history as the "Golden era of Sinhala Literature", thus paving the way to a golden age of culture in the whole island. Education is the main factor for the development of literature. Sunethradevi Pirivena of Pepiliyana which was a masterpiece of King Parakramabahu the 6th and was administered under the supervision of Sunethradevi Rajamaha Viharaya stands as evidence to the fact that during the Kotte era. The standard of education was very high in fact; the standard was as same as that of the present day universities. It consisted of very complex curricula which included Sinhala, Pali, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Logic, Political Science, Astrology and Medicine.
Bellanwila Rajamaha ViharayaRecords reveal that the history of Bellanwila Raja Maha Viharaya goes back to the Anuradhapura era. The sacred Bo Tree planted at the temple is one of the 32 Bo saplings which sprang from the most sacred and revered Bo tree at Anuradhapura.
Paramadhammanivesa PirivenaThe historic Paramadhamma Nivesa Pirivena is situated in Ambillawatte area of Boralesgamuwa township. Built during the time of King Parakramabahu the 6th, this sacred place is considered as an important place of worship.
Sacred Bo Tree Of PillewaThis sacred Bo tree is planted closer to the picturesque Pillewa paddy fields in the town of Boralesgamuwa. It is in the border of Attidiya bird sanctuary. No valid record is found as yet regarding its history. But several unproven opinions have arisen, of which, one is that the premises used to be governed by the Pepiliyana Sunethradevi Raja Maha Viharaya during the Kotte era.
Wijayarama Rajamaha ViharayaAs one proceed along Wijerama Avenue at the Wijerama junction this temple can be approached. Its inception runs down to the Kotte era. It had been built with the state patronage during the tenure of King Parakramabahu the 6th of Kotte. But this temple too, had stood no chance against the Portuguese invasion, unfortunately.