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Batticaloa Travel Guide  

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Batticaloa is the provincial capital of the eastern province of Sri Lanka.
The present city can be divided into four divisions namely Pullianthivu, Koddamunai, Kallady and Puthur. Each division has their own function and sectors that cannot merge together.
The city is nestled in the lush greenery where landscape is surrounded by mountains offering a majestic vie during sunrise. People come throughout the world to visit this place. Also there are some interesting sightseeing that are worth visiting.
People over here are very generous and treat every visitor with warm hospitality. One can taste some of the best local cuisines at some of the best restaurants that are located in this city.
The climate of this place is quite moderate and can be visited at any time of the ayr.
The population of this place comes to 486,400 according to 2001 census.

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Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : It's a good place. It is called the land singing fish. It is famous for rice. It is in SriLanka. It is located in the Eastern Province of SriLanka. The neighbor district for Batticaloa are Trincomale and Ampara. In Trincomale... more there are 10 hot water wells. Mr.Mahintha Rajapaksha opened a new bridge called Kallady bridge and an airport in Matara. Matara is in the Southern Province of SriLanka.The Matara Airport is an International Airport.
Overall rating 2
Overall Guide : Fairly acceptable city. It is having most wonderful sceneric natural beauties. Fisheries are main activity of the particuler communities. Infrastructures are developping rapidly. City is becoming urbanized town as well as other main towns of Sri Lanka. All type of... more communities are living here. Education and health service also acceptable.
Dan S
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Mostly consist of sea bathing and fishing areas! Passikuda and Dutch fortress are the places to look for. Some may like bird watching as this land is covered by lagoon.
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Kalkudah beach was a heaven for tourists three decades ago. Lots and lits of temples especially Ganesha temples and few muruga shiva temples too. Can get great deals on saree shalwar etc shopping. Very affordable accommodation.
Not to be missed Kalkudah beach , Lagoon boat riding , Temples
Senthan Na
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Kalkudah Beach, Mylambaveli Kamadchi Amman Kovil, Kallady Bridge, Mugathuwaram Light House, Unnichchai Dam, Sri Mamangeswarar Kovil are unforgettable places in Batticaloa!
Not to be missed Kalkudah Beach , Mylambaveli Kamadchi Amman Kovil , Kallady Bridge
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Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : Passikuda the best place for calm sea Dutch fort and ancient light houses lagoon surrounded Batticaloa city are the remakable places. Sunshine Restaurant is a best place for good,taste and hygeinic foods.
Not to be missed Passikuda calm sea , Ducth fort , Anciant light house
arul riyan
Overall rating 10
Overall Guide : It's a very good city, I have more enjoyable in Batticaloa city.
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