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Things to do in Wadduwa- Exciting trip surrounded by coconut palms

A city known for its rich cultivation of coconut palms and production of vinegar and toddy tapping, Wadduwa has been a sought after tourist attraction in the country. Travellers visiting the area have the option of choosing beach hotels Wadduwa offers with perfect views of the ocean. Amongst these accommodation choices The Blue Water Wadduwa is a noteworthy option that could be considered by those in search of a place to stay.

Wadduwa boasts of tourist attractions such as the beautiful temples which is located in the vicinity of the city. One such notable temple is the Kalutara Temple which is the only shrine in the world that features a hollow. Another temple that is worth the visit is the Rankoth Viharaya which is built on a rock. Wadduwa is also famous for products made out of coconut fibre such as brooms and carpets. Take the time to visit the fishing villages around the striking shorelines of Wadduwa, to get an insight to the lives of the fisher folk.

The Richmond Castle which resembles British colonial architectural structures is a site that can be explored whilst staying at Wadduwa. Built in 1896 for a regional governor Padikara Mudaliyar millionaire who later turned into a philanthropist. The castle contains Italian and Scottish glass windows, mirrors, and timber imported from Burma. Featuring a stable, guard rooms, dancing floor and worker’s quarters all part of a luxurious lifestyle at the time now is a home for underprivileged children.

Your visit to Wadduwa is not complete without tasting toddy, a drink made fermenting the sap of the coconut flower. A trade passed down from generations, toddy tapping is an experience that is worth witnessing. Learn details and tricks of the trade while enjoying a scrumptious glass offered by your friendly brewer. Tourists could also consider visiting the famous Brief Gardens landscaped by the renowned Bevis Bawa, the Pahinyangala Cave Temple the serves as the final resting place of the Chinese Buddhist monk, all situated close to Wadduwa.


Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.


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