Defined as the talent mine of the country of Sri Lanka, the Ambalangoda is a small coastal town nestled in the Southern province of Sri Lanka. The picturesque town of Ambalangoda is not known for its food, or culture or history, but known for something very different and unique - devil masks and devil dancers. The town has varied buses and trains that run on a daily basis connecting the coastal town to the commercial hubs and capitals of the country.
Known for the manufacture and production of the wooden devil masks, the magical town of Ambalangoda is one of a kind. The town people have faith in spiritual gods and magic. This belief of theirs has led them to make wooden devil masks. These devil masks either worn on the face or hung on the walls of the home are used to ward of evil spirits and diseases.
The devil dancers are known for wearing these masks, decorating their body with natural and organic made paint and dancing. The people believe that this scares away the evil spirits and uproots the diseases right from the patient. The masks are made from natural organic products and are made by hand. The town of Ambalangoda apart from its mask-making and traditional dances is also known for its picturesque sites. In fact, the town is a favourite trekking spot for both the citizens and the tourists.
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