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Batticaloa

Sri Lanka
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Popular Attractions in Batticaloa

Sigiriya Lion Rock
4.5/5
599 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Historical Site
Sigiriya Lion Rock in Sri Lanka is a palace in the air built on red rock. It is the eighth wonder in the world, and the peak of the Cultural Triangle Project. This World Heritage Site is protected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. In early times, Sigiriya Lion Rock was like a giant, fierce lion. However, due to weathering, only the body remains. Sigiriya Lion Rock covers a large area, including a moat, garden square, giant rock and the rock peak, which are the tourist attractions in Sigiriya Lion Rock area.
Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
4.5/5
65 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Palace
Historical Site
Sri Dalada Maligawa
4.4/5
633 Reviews
Temple
Sri Dalada Maligawa, or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, holds one of Sri Lanka's most precious and rare treasures - a human tooth which is said to have belonged to Siddhārtha Gautama. Surrounded on all four sides by a moat and guarded by towers, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is an integral part of the palace complex. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kandy. There are also four smaller guardian spirit temples nearby, including the Natha Temple, Kataragama Temple, Vishnu Temple and Pattini Temple.
Dambulla Cave Temple
4.5/5
176 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Historical Site
Grotto
Dambulla Cave Temple is a famous Buddhist cave temple in Sri Lanka, constructed in 1st century B.C. It is situated on a slope on a rock mountain, and is a sacred place in Sri Lanka. The entire cave contains five holy pavilions, 157 statues, and paintings made from natural tree sap. It is a relatively large, well-preserved cave temple, and has a lot of cultural artistic value.

Batticaloa Weather

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6 Aug 2020
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