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The History

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The history of Nuwara Eliya roughly dates back to 1818 when Dr. John Davy discovered Nuwara Eliya as a place with a similar ...

Pedro MountainPopularly known as Piduruthalagala, where the radio transmitting station is seen at the summit of the mountain from Nuwara Eliya. Situated next to the heart of Nuwara Eliya town is the Pedro Mountain (Piduruthalagala) and the forest reserve. Nuwara Eliya being a mountain valley consists of a plateau that is shaped elliptically. The mountains on this plateau rise up to 2000 ft making some ridges. The plateau is 6240 ft above mean sea level and makes the highest mountain peak which is Piduruthalagala ( Pedro Mountain) It is a 4 mile trek to the top and taken about 2 ½ hours or could be made on horseback. The meaning of “Piduruthalagala” means “straw laden rock” and has a flattened mountain peak with pale green patana covering the whole surface.

  • Location

    Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

    (10km from Nuwara Eliya)

Near Places

Victoria Park

Victoria Park

Named after Queen Victoria’s 60th jubilee coronation and established in 1897, it has a land mass of 27 acres.

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Lover's Leap Waterfall

Lovers Leap

Lovers leap is an impressive water fall which is known for its romantic folklore. To reach this place one has to go through the tea factory and reach the tea manager’s bungalow along a dirt road.

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Shanthipura

Shanthipura

Shanthipura is the highest village in North East of Sri Lanka and accessible from the Nuwara Eliya Kandy road.

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Gregory Lake

Gregory Lake

Named after Sir William Gregory in 1873, this is a prominent attraction used for water sports and recreational activities.

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