Most of the things to do in Ratnapura revolve around gems, especially considering it is even entitled a ‘city of gems’. A visit to the Ratnapura Gem Market convened on most mornings in Newitigala is an unparalleled experience. Simply astounding to see so many gems in one single place!
Another one of the interesting things to do in Ratnapura, especially to make the best of your stay in the city of gems is to follow a course in Gemology conducted at the Ratna Gem Halt, which even includes excursions to the Ratnapura Gem Market and various gem mines in the area.
Hiking too is considered one of the popular things to do in Ratnapura and one of the oldest routes up Adam’s Peak commences in this area.Submit Inquiry