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The archaeological and historical heritage of Athamala Falls


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Athamala Falls

Nearest Land Mark

Matara

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How to reach

Akurassa town, take the Siyambalagoda Road to Pitabaddara town. From here it is a further 14km to the Ethumala junction, at which turn right and continue for 3km.

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Height

52 meters

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Description

The Ethamala Ella Fall is so named as an elephant is said to have died after being swept along in the powerful water, which tumbles down an impressive 52m drop. The area surrounding the fall is alive with wildlife, particularly birds, whose songs mingle with the sound of the rushing water.

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