Induruwa ෴ ඉඳුරුව
Induruwa is located 72km south of Colombo in the western coastal belt. It is 8km south of Sri Lanka's prime beach resort of Bentota Bay Beach. Induruwa can be reached by Colombo-Matara railway line as well as by Colombo-Galle main motor road. Induruwa is a scenic fishing village with a beautiful, tranquil beach with railway station in the middle. Though a small village, the local market and the string of shops are geared towards welcoming the tourists and travelers. The offshore reef at lovely Induruwa beach makes it a safe swimming area. In comparison with the beaches to immediate north and south, Induruwa is somnolent beach. Induruwa's proximity to the main tourists resorts to north of the coast and south of the coast too has contributed to its popularity.
About Galle District
Galle is a city situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, 119 km from Colombo. Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in south and Southeast Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and south Asian traditions. The Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers.Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in south and Southeast Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and south Asian traditions. The Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers.
Galle is a sizeable town, by Sri Lankan standards, and has a population of 91,000, the majority of whom are of Sinhalese ethnicity. There is also a large Sri Lankan Moor minority, particularly in the fort area, which descend from Arab merchants that settled in the ancient port of Galle.
About Southern Province
The Southern Province of Sri Lanka is a small geographic area consisting of the districts of Galle, Matara and Hambantota. Subsistence farming and fishing is the main source of income for the vast majority of the people of this region.
Important landmarks of the Southern Province include the wildlife sanctuaries of the Yala and Udawalawe National Parks, the holy city of Kataragama, and the ancient cities of Tissamaharama, Kirinda and Galle. (Although Galle is an ancient city, almost nothing survives from before the Portuguese invasion.) During the Portuguese period there were two famous Sinhalese poets called Andare who was from Dickwella and Gajaman Nona who was from Denipitiya in Matara District, composing poems on common man.