MOST RECENT THINGS TO DO IN BATTICALOA
Batticaloa Town is only 15 minutes away from Hotel Nirutha.
Visitors are walking kilo meters in to the sea because the sea is not compared to other beaches of Sri lanka.They play, scream and entertain themselves in the beach. Even small children can dive in the sea. Some try to play with a surf board.
In true fashion of the era, there are bastions on the four corners of the fort. The lagoon borders on the north and east with a moat on the west and part of the south sides. Cannons were originally mounted in the bastions, though today there are pillboxes mounted by the Sri Lankan Army.
Both out & in front of the fort entry and atop the northeastern bastion are cannon emblazed with the VOC symbol. Those on the northeastern bastion lying next to a more modern era Sri Lankan Army pillbox watching out over the lagoon and the lagoon bridge across the way.