in Unawatuna - "perahera"
This is a religious festival dedicated to a small temple in the suburbs of Galle - Kachuwatta Temple.
Locals flock to
the temple to watch this magnificent sight and pay your respects to the shrine.
Tourists from all over the world flock to this vibrant festival.
The night procession along the main road between Galle and Unawatuna features dozens of elephants covered in colorful blankets with bells and illumination, dancers, acrobats and musicians ... The procession is truly enchanting, colorful and spectacular.