Yapahuwa An ancient fortress and capital built in the year 1301. Yapahuwa is a rock rising to a height of 90m.
Many traces of ancient battle defaces can still be seen, while an ornamental stairway, remains its biggest showpiece.
"Yapahuva" the the 13 th Century capital in Sri Lanka, was made King Buvanekabahu I. Here the chief object is the rock which rises about 300 ft above the surrounding land. The land at the base to the south is fortified with two moats and ramparts . In this enclosure there are the remains of a number of buildings.
The tooth Relic too was brought from Dambadeniya kept in the special built for the purpose.