Situated at an altitude of 600 meters, Badulla features a tropical climate. The vegetation, therefore, is dominated by tall palm trees.
Places to visit in Badulla
One can enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the city anywhere, but there are certain places that leave a lingering mark on one's mind. Some of these places are:
St. Mark's Church: This beautiful church was built to commemorate major Thomas R. Rogers, who was responsible not only for the construction of all the roads in the dangerous terrains of Uva, but was also the mind behind building most of the rest houses there. What actually attracts the visitors to this place is the magnificent beauty of the architecture and the solemnity of mind.
Dunhinda Falls: Laced with nature's bounty, the waterfall provides a misty, magical aura to Badulla. The path to this waterfall is even more fantastic, especially when it runs along the Badulla-Oya river, which flows at the bottom of the valley.
The Namunukula Mountain: This mountain is one of the most towering geographical features in the proximity of Badulla. Unlike its height, which ranges upto 2036 meters, this mountain range is easy to explore. The panoramic view from its apex is sure to leave a lingering memory of the city of Badulla.