Ratnapura is a small town in Sri Lanka. This is very popular for gem stones from the ancient time. Here people easily locate rubies, and sapphires from the soil and rivers. Lot of tourists visit here to learn how the gems are mined, cut, polished and sold. Also this is the point to start your tours to Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Udawalawe National Park, Kitulgala, and to Adam's Peak.
Visit Saviya Mawatha, 150 M from the clock tower in the centre of the town of Ratnapura. Lot of small dealers shops sellers are available here. Lot of uncut precious and semi precious gems can be seen here. There are lot of jewelery shops too are available here.
Public holidays, Sundays and Poya days are the best time to make low priced calls to any part of the world from Sri Lanka through out the day and night.
International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.