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Waterfalls

Laced curtains of water cascade down steep precipices, throwing a fine mist of water to the surrounding, the incessant crash of water on the rock below is a symphony that is repeated from time immemorial. The central highlands of Sri Lanka are home to 350 waterfalls with Bambarakanda Falls plummeting a height of 263 meters (83 feet) to rank as Sri Lanka’s tallest fall.

The mist shrouded beauty and grandeur of Sri Lankan waterfalls also has interesting legends and folklore attached to it.

Apart from Bambarakanda, some of the main waterfalls are:

Dunhinda falls
One of Sri Lanka's most beautiful waterfalls, Dunhinda cascades from a height of 210 feet and gets its name from the smoky spray that it creates at the bottom of the fall.

Diyaluma fall
This breathtaking rush of water is the 3rd highest waterfall in the island.

Ravana fall
Deriving its name from the famous king 'Raavana' of the Indian epic " the Raamayana", Raavana falls is a magical sight, with the rush of water over numerous steps adding to its ethereal beauty.

Bopath fall
Situated in close proximity to Colombo, the Bopath falls resembles the leaf of a sacred Bo tree, hence the name.


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