Puliyanthivu is pleasantly relaxed, and colonial edifices like St Michael’s College and the sturdy 1838 Methodist Church are...
Sri Lanka Diving Tours
This professional dive school specialises in wrecks, and Batticaloa has a world-class one: the HMS Hermes, a British aircraft carrier...
Kallady & Navalady Peninsula
This long, beach-edged peninsula is home to the Kallady and Navalady neighbourhoods. Kallady has a lovely near-deserted strip of beach...
Maybe as a result of having been an expat hangout through the war, the bar and restaurant areas here are cosy and offer easy...
Trinco Rd · interesting places nearby
Imperial Saloon information
Consider a haircut and head massage (Rs 400) at this utterly bizarre salon, a monument to kitsch. Every inch is covered in decorative painting, fake flowers, sequins, filigree, stained glass or tinsel garlands, and at the back of the salon, up towards the faux-sky ceiling, is an interfaith shrine, from where Durga, Mary and the Buddha keep an eye on things.