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Attractions in Hambantota

Overview

Hambantota may be one of the more overlooked places in the southern coast of the island, however, the attractions in Hambantota makes you question why, as there are remnants of the old colonial rule, nature reserves, cultural monuments, and many more. The southern coastal town is a kaleidoscope of wonder.

Tissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya

Tissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya

Considered to be one of the largest and most important Buddhist places of worship in the entire island, the Tissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya is...

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary

The Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary is an attraction that is not to be missed when in the southern coastal town of Hambantota. Located just a few kilometres...

Kumana National Park </br>From Hambantota

Kumana National Park
From Hambantota

Located right next to the Yala National Park, the Kumana National Park may not be as popular as its Yala counterpart but still does have some unique...

Yala National Park</br>Hambantota

Yala National Park
Hambantota

Easily considered to be one of the more iconic parks in the island, the Yala National Park is the second largest wildlife park in Sri Lanka and is known for...

Ranminithenna Tele-Cinema Village

Ranminithenna Tele-Cinema Village

One of the best ways to understand local pop culture is by looking at the film industry of a particular country, and the part of Sri Lanka’s popular culture...

Mirijjawila Botanical Garden

Mirijjawila Botanical Garden

The Mirijjawila Botanical Gardens is one of the five dedicated botanical gardens in the island and was only opened in 2013. The botanical gardens’ ...

Martello Tower

Martello Tower

The Martello Tower of Hambantota is one of the rarest monuments in the world, as it remains to be the smallest and only type of fortification that was...

Madunagala Hot Wells

Madunagala Hot Wells

The Madunagala Hot Wells, sometimes referred to as ‘Madunagala Hot Springs’ is a unique attraction in Hambantota, as it is the only type of attraction...