Batticaloa Lighthouse, Batticaloa

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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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  • August 18, 2017
    The photo for this attraction is incorrect. The photo shows part of the Dutch fort There is a single lighthouse of some historical importance by the water. Would have guided small ships through the es...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    The lighthouse is fenced so there is no access to get near it. There was no information given about the lighthouse at all. This sight is quite far from everything so I would not bother going all the w...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    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 »

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