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Diyaluma Falls - Bridal's Tail

Diyaluma Falls - Bridal's Tail Diyaluma Falls - Bridal's Tail

Location Details

Diyaluma water falls' is 220m high and the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka  and 361st highest waterfall in the world. It is situated 6 km away from Koslanda in Badulla District on Colombo-Badulla highway. The Falls are formed by Punagala Oya, a tributary of Kuda Oya which in turn, is a tributary of Kirindi Oya.


Diyaluma in Sri Lankan Culture,

In Sinhalese, Diyaluma or Diya Haluma means "rapid flow of water". According to Dr.R.L. Brohier, the famous historian, Diyaluma is the setting of the folklore about a tragedy involving a young King and a young woman of a low-caste.


Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diyaluma_Falls