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Warnagala Ella Fall – වර්නගල ඇල්ල

Warnagala Ella Waterfall lying on the Kuruwita - Erathna track to Sri Pada

Height : 40m (approx) District : Ratnapura Warnagala Ella Fall is a waterfall lying on the Kuruwita – Erathna track to Sri Pada. Warnagala meaning “the colored rock” probably got its name from the colorful bed rock due to various

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Batadomba Lena Caves – බටඳොඹ ලෙන

Batadomba Lena Caves

We stopped at a small signboard chalked “Batadomba lena” hanging from a rafter on a way- side tea boutique. We could have easily missed it. We looked around: where was the road leading to the Batadomba lena? Such began the

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Sthreepura Cave – Erathna – එරත්න ස්ත්‍රීපුර ගුහාව

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Near the famous Batatota lena or the Divaguha on the Kuruwita – Eratna road is this hardly explored cave. It is locally referred to as the Sthreepura Cave and is believed to have housed the queens of King Walagamba during

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Batathota Lena [2] – Is This The Site Of Divaguhawa?

Makara Thorana of the Polonnaruwa Period

It was my kind of day. We had just survived a pre historic adventure into the lost world of Batadomba Lena and now we were to make it to the Batathota cave, in the same area. But unlike the former, the latter

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Batathota Lena Cave Temple – බටතොට ලෙන විහාරය

Batathota Lena Cave Temple

The Batathota Lena (Batatota Lena) Cave temple which had been neglected in a dense jungle has now become famous as one of the religious sites. It is also held in high esteem by the Buddhist community in Sri Lanka.

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