The Pahiyangala Cave also known as the Fa- Hein Caves, is a must-visit destination if one happens to be in Kalutara as it offers a fascinating glimpse into the island’s history.
The story of the Richmond Castle – Rise and Fall of a Mudaliyar: A Must Visit Attraction!
Built at the turn of the century, the Richmond Castle is an iconic landmark in Kalutara which showcases an eclectic blend of vintage photographs, Edwardian architecture, and more!
What happened to the Kalutara Fort? – the story of one of the oldest forts of Sri Lanka
The Kalutara fort dates back to the Portuguese era in Sri Lanka. Here is a brief account of what happened to the fort since it was constructed in 1622.
Explore the iconic location of The Bridge on the River Kwai!
Go back in time and remind yourself of the Oscar-winning movie, The Bridge on the River Kwai. Here are a few interesting facts about the destination in which it was filmed.
Travel to Nachchimale, Sri Lanka – A treasure trove of nature
Ingiriya in Kalutara is one of the most visited locations. Find out about places to visit in on your holiday to the district of Kalutara as you read on.
Kalutara Bodhiya – A Revered Place of Worship
The Kalutara Bodhiya happens to be a greatly revered site of worship for many devout Buddhists across the nation, who flock there to venerate the ancient tree.
Explore Kalutara Places to Visit – Expect the Unexpected
Kalutara is one of the most popular attractions that Sri Lanka has to offer and consistently attracts large groups of tourists because of its rich coastal splendour. There’s a lot more to Kalutara than meets the eye, and one can discover a great deal about the island’s culture, heritage, and natural beauty.
Story behind the Richmond Castle – The Rise and Fall of a Mudaliyar
The colonial mansion that astonished the foreigners by its grandeur and innovative architecture had an extraordinary person behind it. Read all about the history of Richmond Castle, Kalutara and the heartbreaks, sorrowful ending of the master of this exquisite abode.
Katukurunda Railway Accident – First head-on collision in Sri Lanka
Over 90 years ago the terrible accident took place not far from Kalutara. It is first head-on train collision in Sri Lanka and the deadliest. Since the exact cause of the accident was never revealed due to lack of hard evidence this predicament remains a mystery yet.
What happened to the Kalutara Fort ? – The Colonial remnants of Kaluthota
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.