Dunhinda Falls

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Location
07°01'00"N
081°04'00"E
Country
 Sri Lanka
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Dunhinda Falls is a waterfall located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from Badulla in the lower central hills of Sri Lanka. The waterfalls are purported to be one of the country’s most beautiful waterfalls.The waterfall, which is 64 metres (210 ft) high, gets its name from the smoky dew drops spray, (Dun in sinhala means mist or smoke) which surrounds the area at the foot of the waterfall. It's also known as bridal fall, as the shape of the water falling is similar to a bridal veil. Also, there are some myths and legends associated with the fall. The fall is created by the Badulu Oya which flows through Badulla.
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