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Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. It is approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) east of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 1,041 metres (3,415 ft) above sea level.[2] The area has a rich bio-diversity, dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Ella is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations. The town has a cooler climate than surrounding lowlands, due to its elevation. The Ella Gap allows views across the southern plains of Sri Lanka.

Ravana water falls
The Ravana Falls is a prominent touring fascination in Sri Lanka. It presently positions as one of the most stretched out falls in the nation. The falls have been named after the unbelievable ruler Ravana, which is associated with the well-known Indian epic, the Ramayana. As per legend, it is said that Ravana (who was the ruler of Sri Lanka at the time) had captured princess Sita, and had concealed her in the hollows behind this waterfall, now just known as the Ravana Ella Cave. The explanation behind the grabbing is said to be a reprisal for cutting off the nose of his sister by Rama (spouse of Sita) and his sibling Laxmana. At the time, the give in was encompassed with thick woods amidst wild. It is additionally trusted that Rama's queen bathed in a pool that gathered the water tumbling from this waterfall. They trusted that Ravana has played the Ravanahatha here.
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Little adams peak
Little Adam's Peak is the wonderful tourism site in Sri Lanka, considering the word 'Little', it is named after the hallowed Adams Peak (Sri Pada - where the foot print of Lord Buddha is protected) with respect to the similitude between the two mountains. In this manner the mountain was called as Little Adams Peak. "Punchi Sri Pada" is another name for this pinnacle. It is 1141 m in tallness. Little Adam's Peak attracts in numerous tourists who come to Sri Lanka. Continuously with a simple climb up to the heap of Little Adams Peak you would consummation be able to a value all-encompassing perspective. You need to stroll through rich green tea manors, waterfalls and paddy fields while getting a charge out of the landscapes. It will be invaluable in the event that you could visit the place toward the beginning of the day when the mists come in. Additionally puts like Little Adams Peak. It will feel like a neck practice for the visitors as you need to pivot your body to look for the perspectives extraordinary for 360 degrees. Ella town is a residential community among the up area goals comprised of waterfalls, hollows and geologically huge spots. One such place is Adams Peak, figured fit as a fiddle Mountain which remains inverse of the Ella rock. You could see the general population who are culling and gathering tea leaves, working in their homes. It will take around 35-45 min to reach to the highest point of the mountain on a crisscross way. Along these lines it is a perfect place to watch sun ascend toward the beginning of the day. With colossal perspectives of to the extent Ella shake and down to the hole will be perfect.
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9 Arches bridge
The Nine Arches Bridge is a standout amongst the most notorious bridges in Sri Lanka and is extraordinary best examples of British railroad developments when Ceylon was yet a colony of the British Empire. It is located in Demodara, amongst Ella and Demodara railroad stations. As of the previous decade the encompassing region has seen a consistent increment of tourism because of the bridge's architectural resourcefulness and the plentiful greenery in the adjacent hillsides.
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Ravana caves
The renowned Ravana Ella Cave lies 1,370 m (4,490 ft) above ocean level on the establishment of a cliff. The cave is a standout amongst the most tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, found 11 km (7 mi) far from Bandarawela. Unearthings attempted in the buckle revealed confirmation of human home going back to 25,000 years.
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St. Benedicts Monastery Adisham Bungalow
Adisham is the kind of place seekers of peace dream about. Now a religious house where tranquility lies like a blessing and the grandeur of sweeping mountain vistas takes your breath away, Adisham was originally the country seat of Sir Thomas Villiers. Sir Thomas Lister Villiers was born in 1869 in Adisham, an ancient village which lies in the hollow of the Kent country side. He was the son of Reverend Prebendary Henry Montegu Villiers who belonged to Clarendon family and his mother was Lady Victoria Russell the daughter of (Grandfather of Sir Thomas Lister Villiers) who was twice the prime minister of Britain (1846 - 52, & 1865 - 66). As leader of the Whig party, he was most responsible for changing its name to the Liberal Party. There are several tea estates and Hindu Kovils also at near Adisham bungalow. Up side of bungalow is a eucalyptus forest and downside of bungalow is railway between Haputale and Idalgashinna railway stations. Garden of Adisham is a fruit estate and flower estate. Jams, Cordials and several foods are produced at Adisham bungalow and available for buy. Although it should be emphasised that Adisham is not in any way a commercial guest-house nor a Villiers museum open to casual callers, accommodation is available for 12 guests. It would suit people appreciative of a Christian spiritual experience, counsel and guidance, in a place of surpassing peace, solitude and beauty. The large rooms are comfortable and have some of the best mountain views in Sri Lanka. The food (three main meals and afternoon tea) is simple but excellent and the atmosphere edifying and serene.
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