Kevuliya / Round Island Lighthouse – කෙවුලිය ප්‍රදීපාගාරය

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Round Island Lighthouse
Round Island Lighthouse
Photo by By Rehman Abubakr [CC-BY-SA-3.0]

This Kevuliya lighthouse ( Round Island Lighthouse)  lies on top of a small rockey island in the bay of Trincomalee. The lighthouse on the island was built on 1863 and has a focal plane 21 m (61 ft) and three flashes every 15 s, white or red depending on direction.

This was one of the the tree navigational aid for ships coming in to the Trincomalee Harbour during the British Rule. The lighthouse is not operational now. Access is only by boat.

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Map of  Round Island Lighthouse

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Travel Directions to Round Island Lighthouse

Route from Colombo to Round Island Lighthouse

Through : Kurunegala, Dambulla
Distance : 275 km
Travel time : 6 hours
Driving directions : see on google map

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