The Raja Maruna Ella Falls is a natural attraction which is about seven metres tall and can be found in the deeper parts of Kalutara. Located in between Baduragala and Hadilla, this waterfall also has a cave to its name, but it isn’t accessible unless during severe droughts. It is not advisable to enter them anyway.
The West Coast Tattoo Studio in Kalutara is a hub of talented tattoo artists and both locals and foreigners love the place for the art and vibe the place offers. People have various reasons for wanting a tattoo inked on their body parts, but for most, it is a way of speaking with images or artsy drawings.
The Ariyapala mask workshop and museum in Ambalangoda has a display that is everything to do with masks and making it in Sri Lanka. Creative masks are made with a combination of the characters in the folklore that is a part of the Lankan culture; therefore, they play a big role in the events on the island.
Where is Kalutara Fort located you wonder? Even though this colonial fort doesn't exist today it had been a significant stronghold during the era. Build by Portuguese and revamped by the Dutch and was later demolished to build Kalutara temple.
The Kosgulana Suspension Bridge is a lesser-known attraction on the east border of Kalutara district that the locals use every day and is well worth a visit if you are there already. Crossing over the bridge is not for the faint-hearted and people with vertigo. Check out the article to find out why.
Ranjith’s Carving and Batik Museum is a must-visit attraction in Kalutara and features traditional batik, woodcarvings & demon masks.