Archive for the ‘Kalutara’ Category

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Pahan thuduwa ella

August 8, 2011

This small waterfall has been emerged by the water from ‘Maguru Ganga’, which is a tributory of Kalu ganga. Falling water through a rock hole of this waterfall is emerging a shape of a tip of oil lamp (pahan thuduwa), the name of this has emerged by that shape. this land premises is belongs to forest department

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Thotupola (Small port for boats) – Bolgoda river

August 8, 2011

This place has located around the Bolgoda river, focused on the boat tours within the Bolgoda river and to the small islands situated in the river. Already in some of these islands, small lodges have been started for the local and foreign tourists. A rich mangrove eco system can be seen around this river and islands.

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Mahameuna Meditation Center (Bhaawana Asapuwa)

August 8, 2011

This meditation center has started recently by rev. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda there and this center became famous meditation center island wide within short period. Different types of meditation programs are conducting to give mental satisfaction for the people from this center

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Panadura Port

August 8, 2011

This is located in centered to Paanadura river. It is also called as the Moratuwa fishery harbour.Nowadays a new jetty about 1 km, which runs towards the sea is constructing. The sandy beach in south, Panadura river and the rail road runs across the river adds scenic beauty to this place

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Panadura beach

August 8, 2011

This beach stripe start from the Panadura river mouth in North and spreads about a kilometer. The attraction goes to the sandy beach without rocks and reefs which is about 50 meters in width and the beaches with such width is rare in Sri Lanka. Although a childrens park has built in this place for the recreation by an NGO, due to lack of maintenance it is going to be detonated

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Athwelthota Natural Bathing pool and the water fall

August 8, 2011

This is situated in Morawitiya Divisional Secretariat division. The water of this fall flows as a stream about 1 mile and creates an artificial pool then falls down creating a waterfall which has 50 – 60 feet but the special thing is the water which falls down is disappearing (the place where the felled water goes is not visible). the legends says that Prince Weedhiya Bandara has hide his jewellaries and gems inside the water curtain in this water fall

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Maakeliya Ella

August 8, 2011

Situated in Paalinda Nuwara Divisional Secretariat Division. It flows along a rock surface as a river about 1/4 miles then fall down creating a waterfall which has 60 – 70 height. The legend says that an ancient major of King Parakramabaahu the 5th (Weediya Bandara) has formed his army and planned the battle with Portuguese while hiding in this place. At present a stage has constructed close to the main road for the safety and convenience of the tourists who are coming to visit this place. Also the facilities has provided to have a bath from the river

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