Distance from Galle – 6.1 km (17 minutes)
Rumassala Mountain, also known as Rumassala Hill, is a mountain situated in Unawatuna, Galle. Rumassala is an area rich in biodiversity. The Mountain is surrounded by the forests and the ocean. Popular attractions to see near the Rumassala Mountain are Jungle Beach or Rumassala South Beach, Rumassala Sanctuary and the Japanese Peace Pagoda. Rumassala Mountain is connected with the epic “Ramayana” and is believed to be a part of Himalayas. The “Ramayana” describes that one piece of the Himalayan Mountain was dropped here by Hanumantha.
Getting to Rumassala Mountain
From Galle travel approximately 6 km along the Matara Road passing Dewata up to Unawatuna to reach the Rumassala Mountain.