Gampaha District, Sri Lanka

Gampaha District District of Gamapaha located in the western part of Sri Lanka and administrated under the Western Provincial Council. This district extents for the area of 1,387 sqkm has a population of 2.3 million. This is bounded by Colombo district by South, Indian orcean by west, Kurunegana & Puttalam districts from north and Kegalle district from east. The City of Gampaha Is the main town.

Gampaha has many tourist and religious attractions. Even though the main city areas became much urbanized , if you travel bit deep, still you can find the typical Sri Lankan village life. The Bandaranayake international Airport, the main aviation hub in Sri Lanka is located in Katunayaka. Kalania Temple is a very prominent religious attraction and Load Buddha visited this place during his 3rd visit to Sri Lanka.



Varana  Temple

Warana Rajamaha Viharaya

History of Warana Rock temple flows up to king Devanampiyatissa time. According to some written information he constructed this temple between 2nd and 3rd centery BC.
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Pilikuththuwa Rajamaha Viharaya

Pilikuththuwa Rajamaha Viharaya

When you enter the cave temple, first you will be in a small section, where you can see some mural paintings. One of the noticeable thing is the disfigured mural paintings due to Portuguese influence.
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Water World

Water World, Kelaniaya

Water World has several sections for both local and foreign species. According to them, there are more than 10000 of them.
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