one of the many important cities of Sri Lanka
lying on the east coast of the country is the capital city of the Eastern Province
This is one of the hottest places of Sri Lanka where the temperature varies between 30 °C to 40 °C.
The surrounding lagoons and backwaters provide for excellent beaches where one can be always safe and even learn swimming because the of the shallow waters. The unspoilt nature in this part of Sri Lanka is indeed breathtaking. Though not many historical sites are situated in Batticaloa, tourists can still have a great time playing in the sand and waves.
A Few Statistical Details Of Batticaloa
- Distance of Batticaloa City from Colombo: 314 km
- Land Area of Batticaloa: 2633.1km
to do and Waych out for in Batticaloa
Passekudah and Kalkudah
: Two sunbathed beaches of fine sand in the eastern Sri Lankan Coast. Passekudah
which is 4km long, is a longer stretch of beach than Kalkudah
which is 2km long. The duo have been jointly declared as the National Holiday Resort in the year 1973. The gentle waters provide for safe yet enjoyable wind surfing, water skiing and sun bathing. The waters lash inland from about 150 to 300 km.
Batticaloa is a must visit place for all those who love nature and want a heavenly experience of bird watching in the tropical regions.