|Hambantota lies on the Deep South of Sri lanka. An interesting location for a morning stroll is the large
fish market here that houses many varieties.
Hambantota Bay forms a crescent , with fishing boats lining the shore. Twenty miles east of Hambantota,
lies the most attractive city of the district tissamaharamaya where the sacred tissa Dagaba provides
a fitting backdrop to the shimmering waters of the Tissa Wewa.
Hambantota, referred to as the land of milk and honey,stands on a sandy headland, on the seaward
is de of which a huge fleet of outrigger fishing canoes draws up, and the horizon is almost always dotted
with their small triangular sails. with sweeping sand beaches on either side, this is a convenient base for
exploring the nearby tourist spots. Near Hambantota are the salt pans that attract many species of birds