Spring is a season that has been written about and which finds a mention in every other poem or song. Spring is considered to be the season of love but autumn is a season that is equally beautiful but far more neglected. Autumn or fall is a season when everything gets freshened up. Trees shed their leaves and get new ones and the weather is so very pleasant all the time. Taking a trip during autumn is a great thing but taking a trip to Sri Lanka in autumn is the best gift you can give yourself. Sri Lanka’s capital city, Colombo is home to a beautiful suburb named Moratuwa and there are many amazing places to visit in Moratuwa in autumn.
From the iconic Richmond Castle to the enchanting and ever so beautiful Beddagana Wetland Park there is so much to see and explore that it is hard to not fall in love with the place and we don’t blame you. Don’t miss out on Moratuwa on your trip to Sri Lanka for having the best time and the most memorable trip of your life. About the places to visit in Moratuwa in autumn? Well there are plenty of those and that is all we are going to talk about because you see, we are slightly too obsessed.
Top 5 Places To Visit In Moratuwa In Autumn
Moratuwa is a large suburb in the Sri Lankan capital city, Colombo. It goes without saying that Moratuwa is one of the most beautiful and important places in Sri Lanka. Home to many temples, gardens, lakes and even some really amazing pubs and bars, Moratuwa is as great as it gets. We see you are really curious and your patience is wearing thin. So, without further ado, we will tell about the 5 amazing places to visit in Moratuwa in Autumn.
1. Richmond Castle
Located near Kalutara, this tumble ring old castle is an extraordinary poise and honour. It’s beautiful to watch and surreal to feel. With its surroundings being just as breathtaking, it’s hard not to wait here forever.
Made so grand from the contributions and countless efforts of the locals, it’s a place of extreme historical significance, one that should never be overlooked. Great examples of Ceylon history are portrayed artistically and correctly presented to relive great tales and stories.
Let’s just hope the glory of this place is preserved. (Also, while you’re there, make sure you take amazing pictures!)
Location: Riverside road, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
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2. Beruwala Fish Harbour
Beruwala Fish Harbour is one of the principal fishing harbors on Sri Lanka ‘s west coast. Take a nice stroll early in the morning along the fishing port and you’re sure to savor the sight of fishermen taking in their morning catch or watch the quiet and yet raucous waves crash on the shores with salty air tousling your hair.
The sights and sounds of the colourful boats, the lively fish markets are sure to pique your interest and give you many wonderful opportunities to show your photographic skills. Being a naturally protected area, the coastal stretch in Beruwala is said to have been utilized as a port by merchant vessels for hundreds of years.
The locals might give you insight on their daily experiences and perhaps even exaggerate things through their twisted myths and tales.
Location: Maradana Rd, Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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3. Wolvendaal Church
Here is a majestic building dating back to the 17th century. The Dutch constructed this architectural masterpiece more than 300 years ago and even today the structure stands in all its original glory. The quiet and withdrawn atmosphere of the church is perfect for you to relax and meditate for some time. The age old graves in the vicinity remind of the Dutch officials and aristocrats who once called Sri Lanka their home. A quick visit to this church will remind you of the colonial past of the country and how it has now become a part of their heritage.
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4. Asokaramaya Temple
Asokaramaya is a Buddhist temple, built during 1870s and situated in the town of Kalutara. The temple was built with the idea of providing a home to the disciples of Aluthgama Sangharatne from all over the world. The temple is decorated very beautifully with various intricate structures and lovely murals of Lord Buddha, adorning the walls of the temple. There is a hall where the sermons are preached, a drawing room, a bell tower and a Bodhi tree. There is a lot to explore in Asokaramaya temple.
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5. Beddagana Wetland Park
Of all the tourist places in Colombo, Beddagana Wetland Park is considerably a new addition which is aimed to protect the land from floods and improve the locals quality of life by the Government of Sri Lanka. Apart from being one of the best places to visit in Colombo, strolling around Beddagana also happens to be one of the most romantic things to do in Sri Lanka that surrounds the travelers with lush grasslands, impressive vegetation, and wildlife.
Location: 139 Rampart Road, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo
Timings: Monday to Sunday – 6 am to 6 pm
Entry Fee: INR 50 per person
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As John Keats said “Where are the songs of spring? Ay, Where are they? Think not of them, thou (Autumn) hast thy music too” All we are basically saying is Autumn has its own charm and you should explore Moratuwa in Autumn for the best possible experience. October and November are the autumn months for Sri Lanka and they are considered to be the best months to explore Sri Lanka. With these many interesting things to do and so many great places to visit in Moratuwa in Autumn you just cannot go wrong. There is just so much to see that you will be nothing but surprised. If you are excited about the idea and what you just read made you so very happy and you are planning for your trip to Sri Lanka then just check out these customizable options and plan your trip with TravelTriangle. Happy traveling!