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Nice place

It's a nice place for spend time and take photos. However, the current image is not belong to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Must visit if in Batti!

Located around 5km from Batticaloa city on Bar road. Traveling via the lake road (Munich Vitoria... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
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Bar Road, Batticaloa 30000, Sri Lanka
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All reviews light house nice historical place nice shots low water levels sand bank life jackets beautiful lagoon follow the path drink or snack lake road centre of town worth a quick visit elephant house late in the evening ice cream tuk tuk boat ride
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice place for spend time and take photos. However, the current image is not belong to lighthouse, but Batticaloa fort

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank antonpix
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Located around 5km from Batticaloa city on Bar road. Traveling via the lake road (Munich Vitoria Friendship Road) along side ‘Sinna Uppodai’ lagoon you arrive at this white washed tower. Built in 1913, standing 92ft above sea level is best viewed from the lagoon itself....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chathrav
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Nearly 3km away from main station this place on of the main landmark of Batticaloa. Can accessible via private transport including tuk tuk. I was not allowed to go up, not sure whether need to get the permission prior. You can get a beautiful lagoon...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Harshendra
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place in batticaloa. We have to go to this place via tuk tuk or other facility. 04 km from town. Specially this light house since 1913. Its arround 105 years old . Actually now a days we cant go inside thing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Worth a quick look if on a bike ride, but its a bit dirty and has offices inside the fort area. Good for history buffs

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

What can I say...it is like the fort...old and pretty...a passing by thing... no more ...no less...In fact we where not expecting a lighthouse like that.... we did not think that wa it....

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Guylaine T
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Batticaloa’s lighthouse is around 5 km from Batticaloa city, on Bar Road. You can access to it by taking Lake Road (also called Munich Vittoria Friendship Road) near Kallady Bridge and proceeding along Sinna Uppodai Lagoon for around 4 km. It is a very nice...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rock J
Reviewed December 19, 2017

The lighthouse is about 5 kilo metres from Kallady bridge. The lighthouse was built in 1913 and features prominently on the foreshore at its location. No access is available to the interior presently. The lighthouse is a nice feature and is not far from the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 838titusd
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest light house in Srilanka.This is a small light house.You can go on boat rides next to the light house.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed October 12, 2017

The light house is a prominent feature of Batticaloa's East Lagoon. Very popular with families as there is a play park. It's also possible to catch small ferries from here to other parts of the lagoon

Date of experience: October 2017
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