Known as the City of Gems, Ratnapura is one of the main sources of gems found in Sri Lanka. Various gem mines are found within the province, and the gem mining process is quite an interesting sight to witness. Apart from this, you can explore the beautiful environs of the hill country, explore the mountainous area and go sightseeing. Here, you can see waterfalls, go trekking and hiking and visit nearby Safaris and historic sites.
Ratnapura is also home to the Saparagamu Maha Saman Dewalaya, a shrine of God Sumana Saman and a citadel shrouded around fascinating historic significance.