Places of interest

 

Fort of Galle

Half an hour far from Ahangama you can visit the old town of Galle and its fortifications all around the old town. This fort was built by the Dutch and is a must to be seen.

Galle fortifications

 

National Park of Uda Walawa

You will need between 2h30 and 3h00 to reach this Park where you can find wild life : éléphants, buffalos, monkeys and birds.

A link for more information :  http://www.srilanka.travel/wild_safaris?article=72

 

White tea plantation

10 mn from Villa Flo is the white tea factory of Handunugoda. You can visit the plantation and the museum.

To know more : https://www.facebook.com/VirginWhiteTea/

 

Dondra Lighthouse

Farther down the South is the Dondra Lighhouse, the most southern point in Sri Lanka. 160 m of height this light house is a white octagonal brick tower and can be seen from far.  It is now used as a geat aid to navigation.

To know more : http://amazinglanka.com/wp/dondra-lighthouse/

Dondra Lighthouse

 

Kataragama temple

One of the most sacred places in Sri Lanka, as well as for Budists, Hindus, Muslim or Veddas  is in Kataragama.

Located 150 km from Ahangama you’ll need a little more than 3h00 to go there. Every year between July and August is organized a festival during 10 days and 10 nights to celebrate Skanda Kumara God et his Goddess Nalei. Thousands of pilmgrims come for this event.

http://www.srilanka-voyage.fr/quand-partir/festival-de-kataragama/

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