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Things to do in Badulla

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The top 33 attractions in Badulla

Villages in Badulla
It is a tiny town in the mountains which you can arrive to taking a direct bus from Matara to Wellawaya, Ella and Wellawaya. It is
Of Cultural Interest in Haputale
Ella to Haputale Train
At 6h40 am and 9h40 out there is a train that goes from Ella train to Colombo with a "tourist navigation wagon". This means that i
Roads in Haputale
Wellawaya Road - Ella
The Wellawaya road offers one of the best landscapes in the country. While Wellawaya is in a very flat meadow, it is also in the m
Historical Monuments in Badulla
Muthiyagana Vihara
Muthiyangana Devale is a Buddhist temple situated in the center of Badulla. The Buddhists visit the whole island on a pilgrimage,
Of Cultural Interest in Badulla
Estupa de Muthiyagana
In Muthiyagana temple, you can find a big white stupa, which is the focal point of prayer in the temple. Muthiyagana is one of the
Villages in Haputale
Haputale is a major city in the interior highlands of the island. You can find an ATM if you need money, and frequent connections
Train Stations in Haputale
Haputale Train Station
Railway stations in Sri Lanka are generally well equipped and even look a bit modern until the oldest train you've ever seen arriv
Of Cultural Interest in Haputale
Dambatenne Tea Plantation
The Dambatenne tea plantation is very big and old, and was founded by Englishman Sir Thomas Lipton in the mid-nineteenth century.
Of Cultural Interest in Haputale
From Hakgala to Haputale
This bus is a miracle. The first reason is because there are not many other vehicles that pass by on this bad road, and the second
Villages in Badulla
Badulla City is in the mountains, an area called Hill Country. There you can see a nice market, and also many important temples, w
Of Cultural Interest in Badulla
Frescoes of Kataragama
The frescoes of Hindu Kataragama temple are on the outside of the temple, to the bottom of what is inside the main hall. It's a pi
Bus Stations in Badulla
Bus Station
The Badulla bus station is in the center of the city, on King Street. It is used only for local travel, and we came and returned f
Historical Monuments in Badulla
Badulla Clock Tower
The clock tower is the focal point of Badulla, like you can find clock towers in Kandy or Galle. This kept its beautiful colonial
Churches in Badulla
St Mark Church
St Mark's Church was founded in 1857 and recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. At the junction of Badulla which has the clock
Churches in Badulla
Catholic Church
The diocese of Badulla was built fairly recently, it dates back to the year 1972. Before that the village had a Catholic community
Waterfalls in Badulla
Dunhinda Falls
Dunhinda Falls are situated 10 miles away from Badulla. You can get there from the bus station, where there is a vehicle that runs
Viewpoints in Badulla
Train Stations in Badulla