Horana Tourism

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Horana is a town in Kalutara District, in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is on the road from Panadura to Ratnapura. It is located in 42 km (26 mi) away from Colombo and 18 km (11 mi) away from Panadura. The town is administered by an Urban Council. Horana is the home town of former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ratnasiri Wickremanayake.


If you are looking for travel information of Horana in Sri Lanka, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, Colombo also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Horana and set some time aside to explore the Colombo. Dotted with places like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Horana, 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 vacation to Horana can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Horana*

  • Pollution Statistics in Horana

    Know the pollution level of Horana before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 55.43 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.38 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.38 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 48.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.41 (Low)
  • Horana: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Horana for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Horana.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.22 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.6 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.31 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.49 (High)
    • Car Stealing 26.74 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.69 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.91 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.11 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.27 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 63.79 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.05 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.67 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Horana - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Horana is 94.39 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 65.72 (High)
    • Climate Index 59.11 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 58.45 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 57.65 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.56 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 23.14 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 24.37 (Very Low)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Horana

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Horana

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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