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Polhena Beach

Polhena is a beach located in Matara and contains a 4 km (2.5 mi) long coral reef about 200 m (660 ft) off the shore. Because of this, the water near the shore is relatively calm and is a common spot for tourists to swim. Numerous people can be seen scuba diving, surfing and sunbathing along Polhena Beach.

Kottibulvala Valagamba Rajamaha Viharaya (Little Dambulla of the Sabaragamuwa Hills)

Kttibulvala Valagamba Rajamaha Viharaya is situated in Atakalan Korale of the Rathnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province. This is the monastery with a large cave- shrine. The vihara is about 10 miles off Balangoda on the Weligepola road. To approach this site one needs to turn off …