Kattankudy, a 2.5km sq. town on Sri Lankaâ€™s east coast bustles with a different kind of energy to anywhere else on the island.
This densely populated area is unique. A majority Muslim town it plays, host to characters aplenty. As your guide walks you through the area you will notice the detailed Islamic architecture, various mosques and the Arabic traders that line the streets. You will learn about the townâ€™s history through a visit to the grand mosque, and go even deeper by visiting the well-curated and informative museum. Sample local fruits and delicacies as you wander the date tree lined avenues, all of which border the beautiful Batticaloa lagoon.
- Travel to another country, just some 6km from Batticaloa.
- Learn how this town was formed.
- Travel by tuk-tuk between the sites.
Includes: Guide, water, tuk - tuk journeys
Duration: 2 Hours
To wear/bring: Conservative clothing