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Masimbula Ella Falls – මස් ඉඹුල ඇල්ල

Masimbula Ella Falls

Height : 15 meters District : Ratnapura The 15m high Masimbula Ella Fall bears the name of the village where it is situated. It springs from where islands highest number of falls is situated. Above this fall, many waterfalls are found

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Hunukatu Ella Fall – හුණුකටු ඇල්ල

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Height : 7.5 meters District : Ratnapura Hunukatu Ella Fall’s source is the Samanala Mountain, from where it cascades down 7m of limestone, hence its name. Take the road from Ratnapura towards Embilipitiya to the village of Algewatte. Turn onto

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Handapan Ella Falls – හඳපාන් ඇල්ල

cascades at verious levels of the Handapan Falls

Height : 23 meters District : Ratnapura The Handapan Ella Falls (23m in height), springs from the 1230m-high Handapan Ella Valley and is the starting point of the Rakwana River.  A group of aquifers is also formed here. The northern slope

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Arawakumbura Dunhinda Ella Fall – අරවක්කුඹුර දුන්හිඳ ඇල්ල

Arawakumbura Dunhinda Ella

Height : 45 meters District : Badulla The 45m tall Arawakumbura Dunhinda Ella falls full even during the dry season and derives its name from the famous Dunhinda Falls where the spray forms a mist. The source of the fall

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Arambe Ella Falls – අරඹේ ඇල්ල

Arambe Ella Falls

The 54m tall Arambe Ella Fall’s name originates from the ‘arama’ through which it flows – an area of jungle rich in resources such as food, wood, water and medicinal plants, traditionally utilised by hill country farmers.

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Sri Sankapala Raja Maha Viharaya – Pallebedda – ශ්‍රී සංඛපාල රජමහා විහාරය – පල්ලෙබැද්ද

Sri Sankapala Raja Maha Viharaya - Pallebedda

The name Sankapala had originated in the time of Dutugamunu when he was conscripting his army with the help of Dasamaha-Yodoyas (the 10 warriors) including Pussadeva who acted as the ‘clarion call’ of the army

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Maragala Gallenagoda Len Viharaya – මාරගල ගල්ලෙන්ගොඩ ලෙන් විහාරය

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In quest of King Walagamba in exile Once upon a time as king Valagamba in exile trekked through the jungle trails, he felt tired with fatigue. In order to get some respite, he sat quite exhausted under the spreading canopy

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