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Batticaloa Lighthouse, Batticaloa

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Lighthouse Tourist Spot
Batticaloa Lighthouse, is a lighthouse in Sri Lanka, situated near the estuary in Palameenmadu, was built in 1913 and is 28 meters high.LocationBatticaloa’s lighthouse is around 5 km from Batticaloa city, on Bar Road. You can access to it by taking Lake Road (also called Munich Vittoria Friendship Road) near Kallady Bridge and proceeding along Sinna Uppodai Lagoon for around 4 km. It is a very nice area for cycling or walking.
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  • Approx. 5/6km from batticaloa town and one of few historical places in town you should have visit. However no unauthorized persons allowed to climb the light house. You can go nearby and get fotos. Bo...  more »
  • A bit disappointed... this is one of the 'things to see' in Batticaloa but it is fenced off, no information and rubbish strewn around it. It could be pretty good if the Batticaloa Tourism Association ...  more »
  • Worth seeing as close to centre. Operational and over 100 years old. Could do with a paint. Disappointed we could not climb it and see the views. Boat trips available from here.  more »

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