Richmond Castle

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TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS NEARBY

You don’t always need to travel far away to see something interesting.

Tour program:

– visit to Richmond Castle to explore the life of Ceylon nobility during the British Colonial period;

– walk through Kalutara Bazaar;

– go inside Gangatilaka Vihara – the unique hollow stupa located on the Kalu Ganga river;

– see the ancient sacred Maha Bodhi tree.

We arrange tours with departure from the hotels located on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, in the cities of Wadduwa, Waskaduwa, Kalutara, Panadura, Beruwala, Aluthgama, Bentota.

Tour price  

Tour price depends on the number of participants. For example, if 2 persons participate the tour price would be  20,00 € for 1 person. Price for 1 child aged less than 12 is 11,00 €.

The price includes:

  • Transfer by A/C car or minivan;
  • Entrance tickets to the sights specified in the tour program;

Not included:

  • Entrance tickets and transfer if you wish to visit the places outside the tour program;
  • Meals, drinks and your private expenses.

The advance payment 10 eur per 1 person will guarantee your reservation of the tour.

Upon receipt of the advance payment we will send  the order confirmation to your e-mail. While making the reservation, please specify in the field “Additional Notes” the number of participants, tour date, phone number of the contact person and other information you consider essential. The rest amount you can pay before the tour starts by cash (we accept Sri Lankan rupees, US dollars or EURO). If you wish to pay for all the  trip by credit card, just let us know about that and we will send you all necessary information for the payment.
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Kalutara is the administrative center of Sri Lanka Western Province. The city got its name from one of the four biggest rivers in the country – Kalu Ganga. A huge snow-white stupa  Gangatilaka Vihara is located on the bank of Kalu Ganga. It is the only hollow stupa in Sri Lanka, so it is possible to enter it and explore from inside.

The ancient Maha Bodhi tree is also one of Kalutara main attractions. The direct descendant of the tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment grows in Anuradhapura, it is strictly guarded, so no one can touch the sacred tree. Our Maha Bodhi also originates from the tree sacred to all Buddhists, however you can touch it!

Richmond Castle was built at the beginning of the last century and belonged to one of the richest planters of that time, Don Arthur de Silva Wijesinghe Siriwardena. The castle was built based on the plan of similar castle belonged to Indian maharaja. Exclusive materials were used for the construction – mahogany from Burma, tiles from Italy, Scottish stained-glass windows, English forged products and fittings. The castle garden is decorated with statues that describe the story of its famous inhabitants

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We arrange tours upon request, so please contact us using the contact form below or by phone  and we will find the best solution for your tour

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