We have seen the beaches and also had some religious visits, now it is high time that we step into the commercial city of the island. Yes now we are going to step into the city known as “Batticaloa”. Though there is many highlights of this place the best one to be said is it is on an island. So we can step into this city to find much beautiful and natural scenery. This is also alongside the Indian Ocean and it is on the east coast of Srilanka.
What is there in this place?
One could visit this place just to see those beautiful lagoons. Yes not one there are altogether three lagoons. Batticaloa lagoon, Valaichenai Lagoon and the other one is Vakari lagoon. You should not miss to visit the first one because that is the largest lagoon. There would be no limits to enjoy the greenery and get connected to the nature. All around you could find in lagoons, Islands and bridges which connects all of them.
Other interesting things which can be found here?
- Kallady Bridge: though this is just a bridge but it is very much interesting to view this bridge. This bridge is around 946 ft and it also crosses the Batticaloa lagoon. Try to have a stop and a snap in this bridge.
- Batticaloa Lagoon: as stated above it is the biggest lagoon which can be found in here. This lagoon is around 56 km long. One could try visiting this lagoon if you also want to know how to cultivate rice or other types of crops. If you are interested in shrimp farming also try to visit this place.
- Variety of birds: since these lagoons are a centre of attraction along with those you could also find a variety of water birds.
- Sunset view: the next best part of this place is the sunset view. It is a must watch you will just be amazed that you were not aware of such a beauty. You should also try to visit the lighthouse too.
A good place to be visited. The hotels are cheap and you have many other forts and historical related areas to be visited. You can get to know about some military forts also and there are many diving tours also. Try to review this place more by visiting in there.