Tag: Batticaloa

Seruwila Raja Maha Viharaya – සේරුවිල මගුල් මහා විහාරය

Seruwila Rajamaha Viharaya

Seruwila is reachable both from road and sea. Sea route begins at Trincomalee to Muttur on boat and another 16 km by roads. Land route is via Kantalai, to Allai which is approximately 45 km through dense forest. List of

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Oluvil Lighthouse – ඕලුවිල් ප්‍රදීපාගාරය

Oluvil Lighthouse

Oluvil Lighthouse is the only lighthouse built after independence of Sri Lanka. It was built in 1999 along with the Potuvil fisheries harbour. The lighthouse is a 24 metre high white cylindrical tower with an lantern and gallery attached to a small equipment building. The tower was damaged during the 2004 tsunami but has been repaired again

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Batticaloa Lighthouse – මඩකලපුව ප්‍රදීපාගාරය

Batticaloa Lighthouse

Batticaloa Lighthouse is located few kilometers from the town of Batticaloa on the Bar Road. It takes approx 15-20 minutes drive from the town to the light house. This is round masonry tower with 5 windows, lantern and gallery, painted white.

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Batticaloa Fort – මඩකලපුව බලකොටුව

Batticaloa Fort

The Fort in Batticaloa lies on a one of the many small islands of Batticaloa in the east coast of Sri Lanka. It was built by the Portuguese in 1628 after a Dutch fleet landed in Batticaloa in 1902 to

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