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Hambantota (Sinhalese: හම්බන්තොට, Tamil: அம்பாந்தோட்டை) is the main town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. This underdeveloped area was hit hard by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and is undergoing a number of major development projects including the construction of a new sea port and international airport finished in 2013. These projects and others such as Hambantota Cricket Stadium are said to form part of the government's plan to transform Hambantota into the second major urban hub of Sri Lanka, away from Colombo.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. Explore Hambantota travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Hambantota is Kandy. Add Kandy to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Temple Of Sacred Tooth Relic Or Sri Dalada Maligawa, Udawattakelle Sanctury, Kandy Lake. A vacation to Hambantota can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Hambantota*

  • Living in Hambantota - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 71.56 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hambantota

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hambantota

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 38.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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