The statue of Lord Baden Powell was a memorial statue erected in honour of the leader of the movement, while the statue of Mahathma Ghandhi was erected over 40 years ago in honour of the Indian freedom fighter. The heads of the statues have been completely mutilated by the gang.
The fort has a structure of four bastions and protected by the Batticaloa Lagoon from two sides and a canal of the other two sides. The fort is still in reasonable condition and many local administrative departments of Sri Lanka government function in new buildings, which is based in the old structure.
Kattankudy Heritage Museum is center which exhibit the rich cultural heritage of the Muslim community in the area as well as the Muslims in Sri Lanka in general. The history of the Muslims of eastern coast of Sri Lanka goes back to the period of King Senarath (1604 – 1635) of the Kandyan kingdom.
A small road takes you to the beautiful beach at Kallady, which carries sombre reminders of the tragedy that struck Sri Lanka in 2004. Debris that the Boxing Day Tsunami left behind are now cordoned off by short picket fences with signs warning visitors to conduct themselves respectfully on the beach.
Swami Vipulananda's burial place and memorial As a noted educationist, scholar and community worker, Vipulanada was invited by the University of Madras to present its case for the establishment of a Tamil University to the special commission set up to investigate the proposal.