Ratnapura is a gem-mining centre in Sri Lanka, in the Sabaragamuwa region. The abundant gem bearing deposits in Rathnapura marks it as a must visit site. The Sinhala name is precisely descriptive, meaning the “Gem City.” Located at 103 km from Colombo, this location is famous for Gem Business. It is also closest to Adam’s Peak and another Sri Lanka’s top locations for tourism.
Things to do in Ratnapura
- Visit the National Museum
- Travel to Katugas Falls
- Visit the Ratnapura Gem Bureau, Museum and Laboratory
- Visit Maha Saman Dewalaya