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Natural Feature
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Place of Worship
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
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Restaurant
“This is one of best restaurant of erea.They save very tasty fresh and delicious srilankan & western& fresh seafood.and staff also very friendly.reasonable price for forighners or locals”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Yala's most famous residents are its leopards – it boasts a higher concentration of these elusive felines than anywhere else in the world. They can be spotted at any time of year and sightings are reasonably common. Very visible are the resident elephants, which can usually be seen on most trips.”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“n the city of Tissamamarama, there are 4 ancient stupas belonging to the Anuradhapura Era ara lying in a row. These are Sandagiri Stupa Tissamaharama Stupa Yatala Vehera & Menik Vehera Out of these, the most worshiped and the largest is the Tissamaharama Stupa & according to ancient chronicles this stupa has been built by King Kavantissa who ruled Ruhuna in the 1st century BC. But there is also a belief that this stupa was initially built by regional King Mahanaga in the 3rd century BC and King Kavantissa probably enlarged the shrine. Mahanaga is a brother of King Devanampiyathissa (250-210 BC ). History states that that when Mahanaga was inspecting the construction of Walas Reservoir (”
  • 5 locals recommend
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