Manawela Falls

Water falls

According to the folklore, this waterfalls and the area around it was used for bathing and as a resting place by King Rawana. One of the underground tunnels of ISTHREE PURA is said to have been constructed to reach this area. King Walagamba went into hiding here during the first century B.C. The cave and the carved out seat found here confirm this. The height of this waterfall is 60 ft and it appeared clearly during October to April. To reach this site, one has to travel long Welimada – Uda Pussellawa highway, up to Bokututenna. The waterfall is only ½ km away from Lunuwatte on Bokutenna road.