Polgahawela Tourism

Polgahawela is a small town located in north western Sri Lanka. It is most notable for being a major railway junction. Polgahawela is situated in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka, and is located approximately 80 km (50 mi) north-east from the capital city of Colombo; 50 km (31 mi) from Kandy; 20 km (12 mi) from Kurunegala; and 65 km (40 mi) from Bandaranayake International Airport. It is the location of an important railway junction in Sri Lanka Railways' network, connecting the Main Line, which runs from Colombo to Badulla and the Northern Line, which runs through to the northern port of Kankesanthurai.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Polgahawela in Sri Lanka. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Polgahawela like a local. After your splendid visit to Polgahawela, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Colombo. Colombo, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Also, to reach Polgahawela, you'll have to take a flight to Colombo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Polgahawela can generally be of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Polgahawela before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 71.88 (High)
    • Water Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.5 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Polgahawela for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Polgahawela.

    • Burglary and Theft 49.4 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.3 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.73 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.15 (High)
    • Car Stealing 36.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.52 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.73 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.45 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.52 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.62 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.66 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 58.25 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 61.48 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.57 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Polgahawela

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.4 USD

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