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A thread about waterfalls in Sri Lanka! Since there are lots of them, and some quite spectacular.
 

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Bambarakanda Falls

Bambarakanda Falls (also known as Bambarakele Falls) is the tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka. With a height of 263 m (863 ft), it ranks as the 299th highest waterfall in the world. Situated in Kalupahana in the Badulla District, this waterfall is directly visible from the A4 Highway. The waterfall was formed by Kuda Oya, which is a branch of the Walawe River. The Bambarakanda Falls can be found in a forest of pine trees. - Wiki

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Laxapana Falls

Laxapana Falls is 126m high and the 8th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 625th highest waterfall in the world. It is situated in Hatton area in Nuwara Eliya District. It formed by Maskeliya Oya near the confluence of Kehelgamuwa Oya and Maskeliya Oya which forms Kelani River. The Falls gives its name to twin Hydroelectricity Power stations, Laxapana which generates 50MW of electricity and New Laxapana which generates 100MW.

Popular folklore tells this the place where Buddha mended his saffron robe when he was visiting Sri Pada. The name of the Falls derived from Sinhala words of "Laxa" means Hundred thousand and "Pahana" or "Pashana" means rock.

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Sera Ella

Sera Ella is found in the northern part of Knuckles Range about 8km from Illukkumbura.


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Dunhinda Falls

Dunhinda Falls is a waterfall located about 5 kilometres from Badulla town in Sri Lanka. The 193-foot (59 m) waterfall is created by the Badulu Oya river which passes through the Badulla town.The Dunhinda Falls is one of Sri Lanka's most beautiful waterfalls located about 5 km off Badulla town. The waterfall, which is 210 feet (64 m) high gets its name from the smoky dew drops spray, (Dun in sinhala means mist or smoke) which surrounds the area at the foot of the waterfall. The water fall is created by the river called Badulu Oya which goes through the Badulla town. -- Wiki




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Baker's Falls

Baker's Falls is a famous waterfall in Sri Lanka. It is situated in Horton Plains National Park on a tributary of the Belihul Oya.The height of the Baker's waterfalls is 20 metres (66 ft). The falls were named after Sir Samuel Baker, who was a famous explorer. Many Rhododendron and Fern bushes can be seen around the waterfall. -- Wiki



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Amal, AWESOME! You have done splendid job collecting the info with adequate images. Its a fine collection. Hope you will contribute more with similar captions such as New Malls and Outlets as well.
 

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Thanks for the comments Shakeel!

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Aberdeen Falls

The Aberdeen Falls of the Kehelgamu Oya, a tributary of the Kelani River is set in the area of Aberdeen Estate in Ginigathhena. The waterfalls are 98 metres tall. Aberdeen fall is located 6km from the Nuwara Eliya District in the Kehelgamuwa mountain range, which encompasses an area made up of Ginigathhena, Norton Bridge, Lakshapana and Maskeliya.










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Diyaluma Falls

Diyaluma waterfall is the second highest waterfall of Sri Lanka with a height of 170 meter (559 feet). Located on Poonagala Oya, the fall is13 km from Wellawaya and about 6 km from Koslanda hills.

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Diyaluma Falls

Diyaluma waterfall is the second highest waterfall of Sri Lanka with a height of 170 meter (559 feet). Located on Poonagala Oya, the fall is13 km from Wellawaya and about 6 km from Koslanda hills.

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Great pics!! small correction.. diyaluma falls are the third highest in SL!
 
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