Sri Lanka Flag Icon

Red Bluff Destination Guide

Explore Red Bluff in Sri Lanka.

Red Bluff in the region of Eastern Province is a town in Sri Lanka - some 149 mi (or 240 km) North-East of Colombo, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Red Bluff

Current time in Red Bluff is now 08:19 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Karaimalaiyoothu, Vellaimanal, Vanniyamadu, Vannichchiyatidal, Upparu or Puducherry. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vayiriuttu, Trincomalee, Thirukkaikuda, Thekkuluthu, Sempadu and Chinnanvadi. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


Photos provided by Panoramio are under the copyright of their owners.


Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast


Videos

Sri Lanka - Nilaveli - Beach

00:35 min ( November 18, 2007 by tubuslookie)
Views: 26,037 - Rating: 5/5

Sri Lanka - Nilaveli - Beach

The Koeswaram Temple Trincomalee

01:00 min ( March 01, 2010 by PL Tours Travels)
Views: 7,212 - Rating: 3/5

PL Tours and Travels: The Koneswaram Kovil is found on Swami Rock, just above Fort Frederick. in Trincomalee Sri Lanka


Heading to Sri Lanka's Eastern Coast Npa...

01:36 min ( November 22, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 1,632 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Npacadia's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vide...

Nilaveli Beach Dancingshanti's photos ar...

02:05 min ( November 10, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 1,572 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Dancingshanti's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these...


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.


Interesting facts about this location

Fort Fredrick

Fort Fredrick (Fort of Triquillimale) is a fort built by Portuguese colonials at Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, completed in 1624 CE, built on Swami Rock-Konamamalai from the debris of the world famous ancient Hindu Koneswaram temple (Temple of a Thousand Pillars). The temple was destroyed by the Portuguese colonial Constantino de Sá de Noronha under Phillip III, occupier of the Jaffna kingdom and Malabar country on the island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.62, 81.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Barracks in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Trincomalee, Forts in Sri Lanka, Portuguese forts, Sri Lankan Army bases

2006 Trincomalee massacre of NGO workers

The 2006 Trincomalee massacre of NGO workers, also known as the Muttur massacre, took place on August 4 or 5, 2006, when 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF) were shot at close range in the city of Muttur, Sri Lanka, close to Trincomalee. The victims included sixteen minority Sri Lankan Tamils and one Sri Lankan Muslim.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.62, 81.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:2006 in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 2006, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War IV

2006 Trincomalee massacre of students

The incident referred to as Trincomalee massacre in 2006 happened when five(5) minority Sri Lankan Tamil high school students playing by the beach were briefly detained and then shot dead.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.62, 81.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:2006 in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 2006, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Political repression, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War IV

Trincomalee

Trincomalee is a major port city in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka and lies on the east coast of the island, about 113 miles south of Jaffna. It is also the administrative capital of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. It has a population of 99,135. The city is built on a peninsula, which divides the inner and outer harbours. Overlooking the Kottiyar Bay, Trincomalee is one of the main centers of Tamil speaking culture on the island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.62, 81.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Jaffna kingdom, Kingdom of Kandy, Populated places in Sri Lanka, Port cities and towns in Sri Lanka, Provincial capitals in Sri Lanka, Trincomalee

Battle of Trincomalee

The Battle of Trincomalee was the fourth in the series of battles fought between a British fleet under Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes and a French fleet under the Bailli de Suffren off the coast of India during the American Revolutionary War. The battle was fought on 3 September 1782.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.62, 81.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1782 in France, Conflicts in 1782, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles of the East Indies Campaign