BATTICALOA : Fisherman Stronghold


Batticaloa is a major city in the Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, and its former capital. It is the administrative capital of the Batticaloa District. The city is the seat of the Eastern University of Sri Lanka and is a major commercial city.  It is on the east coast, 111 kilometers (69 mi) south of Trincomalee, and is situated on an islandpassikudah is popular tourist destinations situated 35 km northwest. Historic Batticaloa, Batti for short, enjoys a spectacular position surrounded by lagoons with palm-filtered sunlight glancing off the water. There's a mellow vibe to the town, and the compact Centre and its huge fortress and many churches are well worth a half-day's exploration on foot.

If you're out exploring the spectacular beauty of Sri Lanka, and you find yourself in the Batticaloa, here are some places you must visit to make it a vacation worth remembering.
Batticaloa Fort, Batticaloa Lagoon, Kallady Bridge,  Kallady Beach, Kalkudah and Passikudah, Batticaloa Lighthouse, St Mary's Cathedral, Unnichchai Tank, Hindu Temples ( kannaki Amman temple, Pillayar temple.)

 Average temperatures in Batticaloa vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some - in the 16th percentile for pleasant weather - compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed Above. If you're looking for the very warmest time to visit Batticaloa, the hottest months are June, July, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 95.1 F (35.1 C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.7 F (26.5 C) at night