The naming of the peak is the most important aspect of the Adam's Peak. The peak is revered in the christen sect because the tale of St. Thomas. The name of Adam's Peak is also spiritually respected both in Christianity and for some of the Islamic followers also as Adam was the father of all human being according to the bible. The depression on the Adam's Peak is one of the other reasons for the name of the place being the Sri Pada Peak.
According to the Buddhist mythology this the foot imprint of the great Buddha on his final journey of life. Some also say that this is the impression Lord Shiva made by his trident. So this is the reason why the temple atop the Adam's Peak is revered and a place of pilgrimage for every Hindu, Islam, Christian and Buddhist followers. The travelling to the top of the Adam's Peak by the long and spiralling foot trails is the main tourism activity of this spot. The best time for visit is during summer months because at other times the temple remains covered in fog.