The beach town of Ambalangoda is famous for mask making
Ambalangoda-situated near the famous resort of Bentota-is 86 km from Colombo. Ambalangoda has a beautiful white sandy beach. The town is famous as the home of devil dancing and mask making. Devil dancing is an important part of the culture of Sri Lanka. Colorful masks worn during traditional dance are carved out of soft wood and brightly painted. Handloom products such as batiks and hand-woven cottons are also found here.