• Places,  Tourism

    Ambewela Farm in Sri Lanka

    Ambewela is a small town, or a hill station, located in the Nuwara Eliya District of Sri Lanka. The area is also sometimes called “Little New Zealand”. The town is situated approximately 17 km (11 mi) south-east of the district capital Nuwara Eliya. Ambewela is also a service center to the New Galway tea planting district. This farm is located…

  • Places,  Tourism

    Kandalama Lake in Sri Lanka

    The Kandalama Reservoir (also erroneously known as the Kandalama Lake) is a reservoir in   Kandalama, Sri Lanka. The reservoir is created by the 21 m (69 ft) high and 1,600 m (5,200 ft) wide Kandalama Dam. Water from the dam is used for irrigation purposes in the region, extending up to Kekirawa. The tank was created by constructing a dam across one of the main tributaries of Kala Wewa – the Mirisgoniya River.…

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    Seenigama Devalaya in Sri Lanka

    Seenigama Devalaya (Temple) is a small village on the south-west coast on the main Colombo-Matara road way. Located just before the Hikkaduwa Town and The Seenigama Devalaya  (shrine) is on a small island short way from the beach. It is a well-known temple where many of the people in Sri Lanka worship very devotedly. When we consider its location, away…

  • Places,  Tourism

    Kinniya Hot water wells in Sri Lanka

    The Kinniya Hot Springs is a site with hot wells located in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. There are seven wells in a square shape. Wells are only 3–4 feet deep and you can clearly see the bottom. The temperature is considerably high but varies slightly from one spring to another. Wells run out of water, when 10-15 buckets of water are taken out.…

  • Places,  Tourism

    Trincomalee and Koneswaram temple

    Trincomalee also known as Gokanna, is the administrative headquarters of the Trincomalee District and major resort port city of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. People from Trincomalee are known as Trincomalians and the local authority is Trincomalee Urban Council. Trincomalee city is home to the famous Koneswaram temple alluded to in its historic Tamil name Thirukonamalai and is home to other…

  • Places,  Tourism

    Sembuwatta Lake in Sri Lanka

    Sembuwatta Lake is a tourist attraction situated at Elkaduwa in the Matale District of Sri Lanka, adjacent to the Campbell’s Lane Forest Reserve. Sembuwatta Lake is a man-made lake created from natural spring water. Alongside the lake is a natural swimming pool. Swimming pool with natural spring water is there surrounded by the tea estate. This Lake Sembuwtta, a heavenly…

  • Places,  Tourism

    Adisham Bungalow or Adisham Hall in Sri Lanka

    Adisham Bungalow or Adisham Hall is a Country house near Haputale, in the Badulla District, Sri Lanka.  At present, it houses the Adisham monastery of Saint Benedict. It has a relic (a chip of a bone) of St. Sylvester at the chapel.   Adisham Bungalow is a nineteenth-century British period building, which was modelled on Leeds Castle in Kent, England. Sir Thomas Villiers, a distinguished British resident in…

  • Places,  Tourism

    Pidurangala Rock and Pidurangala Viharaya

    Pidurangala Rock Pidurangala is a massive rock formation located a few kilometers north of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka. It has an interesting history closely related to that of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Climbing to the top of Pidurangala Rock is more strenuous than climbing Sigiriya. If you are fit and adventurous it is a climb worth making. It will take…

  • Places,  Tourism

    Matale Alu Viharaya in Sri Lanka

    The Matale Alu Viharaya is a sacred Buddhist temple located in Aluvihare, Matale district in Sri Lanka. (Matale-Dambulla road and about 2 miles from the city of Alu Viharaya). Surrounded by hills, the famous Aluvihara cave temple 30 km south of Kandy on the Matale-Dambulla road is of great historic importance. It is of historical importance place and also called…