Best Things To Do in Matale, Sri Lanka

Whether you're visiting Matale for a few days or are a localite, Matale is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Matale. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Matale. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Matale. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Matale keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Matale listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Matale which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Matale will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Matale recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Matale

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Matale that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    - Used in 203 itineraries
    Kids Play World

    Tags: Entertainment, Games

    Address: Matale, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Enjoyable rides, friendly staff, exciting activities and tasty food await visitors at the Kids Play World in Matale, Sri Lanka. From water obstacles and wading pools to slides and water sprays, this p...Read more

  2. #2 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    - Used in 105 itineraries
    Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Trincomalee road, Matale, Sri Lanka

    A sacred Buddhist temple located in Aluvihare, Matale District of Sri Lanka, the Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple is an ancient temple whose origin can be traced back to 3rd Century B.C to the reign of King...Read more

  3. #3 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    - Used in 64 itineraries
    Bambarakiri Ella

    Address: Matale, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Set amidst the enchanting green forest of the Knuckles mountain range in Matale, the Bambarakiri Ella is a set of magnificently cascading waterfalls. An undiscovered and uncrowded destination in Matal...Read more

  4. #4 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    - Used in 65 itineraries
    Vt Nanayakkara Park

    Tags: Park

    Address: Matale, Sri Lanka

    Considered to be one of the most romantic places in Matale, Sri Lanka, the Vt Nanayakkara Park is a favorite spot among couples to hang out. Set in a scenic, relaxing location, this park gives you the...Read more

  5. #5 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    - Used in 16 itineraries
    Sri Muthumariamman Kovil Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 266 Tower Rd, Matamata 3471, New Zealand

    Museums are a great place to explore the history and culture of any neighbourhood, country or even the world and the Firth Tower Museum is one such place that guarantees you all. Located in the beauti...Read more

  6. #6 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Nalanda Gedige

    Tags: Temple, Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Gedige Rd, Matale, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Nalanda Gedige is yet another historical landmark located an hour’s drive from Matale. This ancient stone temple was constructed between 8th and 10th centuries by making use of the Pallava s...Read more

  7. #7 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    National Spice Garden

    Tags: Garden

    Address: Central Research Station, Department of Export Agriculture, Matale, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Located just 25 kilometres from Kandy, visit the Matale Spice Garden to see different types of Sri Lankan spices. Apart from being introduced to many spices, you can also check out how these spices ar...Read more

  8. #8 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    Mahatma Gandhi International Centre In Matale

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Matale, Sri Lanka

    The Mahatma Gandhi International Centre in Matale is a museum located in the Sri Lankan town of Matale. The centre inaugurated by President Maithripala Sirisena and Indian High Commissioner Y. K. Sinh...Read more

  9. #9 of 12 Things To Do in Matale
    Fort Macdowall Image
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    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Matale, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Fort MacDowall, named after Major General Hay MacDowall, the 6th Commander of British Troops in Ceylon, was a fortified outpost in the Sri Lankan town of Matale. Constructed by the British in the earl...Read more