Gampola (Sinhala:ගම්පොල, Tamil:கம்பளை) is a town located in Kandy District, Central Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Gampola was made the capital of the island by King Buwanekabahu IV, who ruled for four years in the mid fourteenth century. The last king of Gampola was King Buwanekabahu V. He ruled the island for 29 years. A separate city was built in Kotte during this time by a noble known as Alagakkonara. The longest sleeping Buddha statue in South Asia is located in Gampola, the Saliyalapura Temple.Wikipedia
This is a comprehensive travel guide for Gampola in Sri Lanka. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Gampola like a local. Gampola is located at a short trip away from Colombo a major city in Sri Lanka. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Colombo for its bountiful attractions like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka on your trip to Gampola. Also, to reach Gampola, 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. To explore Gampola, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!
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