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Badulla is the capital city of Uva Province, in Sri Lanka.

Get in[edit]

Map of Badulla

By train[edit]

  • 1 Badulla Railway station (in southern part of the town). Daily 4 times Colombo.

By bus[edit]

  • 2 Badulla Bus Station (on the King st., near to the Post Office). To Nuwara Eliya half hourly, until 4:30PM to Colombo between 7:30AM and 11PM, about seven hours, a dozen

See[edit]

  • 1 Muthiyangana Raja Maha Vihara. Buddhist temple in downtown.
  • 2 Bogoda ancient wooden bridge.
  • 3 Dunhinda Waterfall (Bridal Falls, දුන්හිඳ ඇල්ල) (5 km north). Height: 63 metres. Take bus No.314 (half hourly). Small entry fee.
  • 4 St. Mark's church, Mahiyangana Rd. Anglican church.
  • 5 St Mary's Church. Roman Catholic church.

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Eat[edit]

You will find just a few local restaurants.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Dunhinda Falls Inn, 35/11 1/1, Bandaranaike Mw, +94 55 2 223028. Wifi and restaurant with fries and toilets with plumbing. Rs 2978.
  • 2 River Side Holiday Inn, 27, Lower King Street, +94 55 2 2090. Rooms: 6
  • 3 Mount View Hotel, London Road, +94 552 229 256. Wifi, a/c, restaurant, terrace. Rs 5025.
  • 4 The Heritage Resort, 205 Keppetipola Rd, +94 557 221 222. Rooms with bay windows, wifi, flat screen TVs (for all that TV-watching you plan to do), restaurant/pastry shop on premises. Rs 7445.
  • 5 Sithara Estate Bungalow, Beragala-Hali Ela Highway (southwest of Badulla in Hali Ela), +39 055 229 4294. Tea plantation bungalow, with a friendly dog on premises. Kind of spendy though. can be >Rs 18612.

Go next[edit]

  • Ella by train to see the great nature and 360 deg. circle in Demodara along the way
  • 3 Bambarakanda Falls (බඹරකන්ද ඇල්ල) (From Colombo Hwy 1.5 km north. At Weli Oya Bridge). Height: 241 metres. Part of Horton Plains National Park.
  • Tangalle, Matara, Galle with the bus at 6:30AM from the bus terminal.



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