one of the larger towns in the far south easter part of the
island. It is about a day drive from Colombo, depending on the
route you take and the stops you make. Tissa is the centre of
the safari buisiness and consequently the best area to arrange a
safari into Ruhunu and Bundala National Parks.
is one of the oldest royal cities in the Country where King
Kavantissa and His Son King Dutugamunu had their Capital Before
Re-capturing Anuradhapura. The 3rd Century Built Tissa Wewa Tank
attracts lots of water birds. The Tissa Viharaya, Massive
Dagabas and Archeological Museum are major attractions.