Dondra Head Lighthouse

Local nameDevinuwara Light House
LocationDevinuwara, Sri Lanka

Dondra Head Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on Dondra Head, Dondra, the southernmost point in Sri Lanka and is Sri Lanka's tallest lighthouse, and also one of the tallest in South East Asia. Dondra Head lighthouse is operated and maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

The lighthouse is near the village of Dondra, and is approximately 6 km southeast of Matara. The name Dondra is a synonym for "Devi-Nuwara" in the local Sinhala language, "Devi" meaning "Gods" and "Nuwara" meaning "City". Dondra is therefore derived to mean "City of the Gods".

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dondra_Head_Lighthouse

Address Sri Lanka

Coordinates 5°55'16.462" N 80°35'38.602" E

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