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"Endless shores and quaint beaches!"

Kirinda Tourism

The Kirinda village is yet another developing tourist spot within Sri Lanka. A small coastal town, Kirinda is in the southern province of Sri Lanka. The southern region is first level administrative division in the country, inhabited by around 2.5 million people; it is the 3rd largest province in the country. This southern region of Sri Lanka has a large number of wildlife sanctuaries, beaches, ancient temples.

The major cities and towns in this province are the holy city of Kataragama, Ussangoda with their majestic view of the beaches and the cities of ancient lineages like Kirinda and Tissamaharama. A coastal village, Kirinda is known for its sandy streets and empty beaches.

The city is also associated with an ancient history and a romantic story of King Kavantissa and a princess who was rescued by the king. This story of romance has attracted many pilgrims to this unknown island, which is approximately 10 kms away from the town of Tissamaharama, the initial capital of the Sinhalese kingdom.

The rocky outcrop of the coastal village allows the visitors to obtain a magnificent view on this isolated coast with its vast stretch of sandy shores and the enigmatic and beautiful sea at their disposal. This ancient and developing village thus garners all the attention and love from the visitors!

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What is the best time to visit Kirinda?

Sri Lanka, with its humid weather throughout the year offers an average chance of rainfall about half of the year. The annual temperature in Kirinda varies rarely and revolves around 32.6 degree Celsius to dropping around 26.1 degree Celsius. The warmest month of the year in Kirinda is mostly early to mid-May.

However, the best time to visit the place in January until March, May until September and December. The weather during these months is ideal for visiting the area and enjoying and experiencing the unknown reefs of the coastal village and explore the untold ancient stories associated with the town.

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What are the places near Kirinda?

The top places near to Kirinda are Nuwara eliya which is 99 km from Kirinda, Galle which is located 124 km from Kirinda, Colombo which is located 180 km from Kirinda, Kandy which is located 140 km from Kirinda, Yala national park which is located 35 km from Kirinda

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