Best Things To Do in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Batticaloa.

Batticaloa may not be as popular as other cities in Sri Lanka, but don’t let that fool you. Batticaloa is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Batticaloa.

If you have plans to visit Sri Lanka and are not sure if Batticaloa should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Batticaloa and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Batticaloa

Here is the list of things to do in Batticaloa and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Batticaloa Airport

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    Batticaloa Airport Image

    Address: No. 1, Airport Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

    Batticaloa Airport is an airport located in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. It is located approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) from the city center. The airport is operated by the Airport Authority of Sri Lanka.The airport has one runway, which is 1,800 meters (5,905 ft) long and 30 meters (98 ft) wide. The airport is capable of handling aircraft up to the size o...Read more
  2. Eco Park Image

    Park, Picnic Spot

    Address: B46, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

    Eco-Park Batticaloa is located near the Lighthouse in Batticaloa. It is an ideal place to visit with your family, kids, friends, and colleagues. Take a boat operated by LELC and you will reach the Eco-Park within 2-3 minutes. The park is decorated with a rich natural beauty. You will be able to enjoy at the children's park, picnic huts, bird vi...Read more
  3. Butterfly Peace Garden Image



    The Butterfly Peace Garden in Sri Lanka was established in 1996 and since then it has been providing sincere counseling to the children traumatized by civil conflict in Batticaloa region. It has also rendered help to Tsunami afflicted people. Each day children from surrounding villages are taken here irrespective of their religion and for a per...Read more
  4. Fort Rd, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka