Aluvihara Temple

Aluvihara temple is the main tourist attraction of Matale, which has special place in Sri Lanka history for being the place where Pali canon was first written down in palm leaves. Other tourist attraction near Aluvihara temple are the numerous monastery caves with some nice frescoes. There is also a 10 m reclining Buddha in the first cave of Aluvihara cave temples.

Christ Church

Christ Church of Matale is a 19th century church that is situated in Fort McDowall, commanding a view of the entrance to Matale via Trincomalee.

Sri Muthumariamman Thevasthanam Temple

Sri Muthumariamman Thevasthanam is a Hindu temple located in Matale city that is known of the colorful chariots located here.