Travellers with a penchant for precious gemstones and jewellery could visit the City of Gem Museum in Wadduwa which is quite a popular attraction in the area. The City of Gem Museum is located within the premises of the Mermaid Hotel & Club - which is excellent for a day visit. Most items at the museum are on sale and it is possible for travellers to make several purchases at the museum if they wish. The museum also accommodates specific requests and a visit to City of Gem Museum is recommended for travellers in the area - particularly for those who wish to purchase gemstones when travelling in Sri Lanka.
Around 30 minutes
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The precious gemstones and jewellery
Though designated prayer facilities at City of Gem Museum will not be available for Muslim travellers, it is possible to request for a private area to make use of during prayer times. Though there are no mosques in Wadduwa, Muslim travellers who wish to visit a mosque could visit some of the many mosques in Kalutara which are located not too far away.
There are very few Halal options around the City of Gem Museum and in Wadduwa. It is best for Muslim travellers to visit some of the Halal restaurants in Kalutara which are many in number and offer a wide range of dining options. Kandoori Restaurant and Sathira Food Center in Mahamewunawa are two popular Halal restaurants in Kalutara.