Sri Pada (Sinhalese Samanalakanda, Mountain Butterfly; Sivanolipatha Malai in Tamil, English Adam’s Peak, Sri Pada in Sanskrit means sacred foot), also known as Adam’s Peak, is a mountain of Sri Lanka.
Located in the central part of the country, (the district of Ratnapura in the Sabaragamuwa province) the mountain reaches 2,243 m s.l.m.
Mount Sri Pada is a place of pilgrimage for Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians. On the summit is a monastery in which is located a large footprint (1.8 meters long), venerated as a Buddha footprint by Buddhists. Hindus consider it the mark of Shiva Adipadham, Muslims and Christians will see the footprint of Adam.