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Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

The city of Gems


Ratnapura is highly famed around the world as the city of Gems, the mining center for Topaz, Sapphire, Garnet and many other stones. The city of Ratnapura is located about 55 miles to the southeast of Colombo. The scenery here is superb, especially towards the north and northwest in the directions of sacred ‘Sri Pada’ which is also known as ‘Adam’s Peak’.

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