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Peradeniya (Sinhala:පේරාදෙණිය IAST pēradeniya) is a suburb of the city of Kandy, about 50,000 inhabitants in Sri Lanka. It is situated on the A1 main road, just a few kilometres west of Kandy city centre. Peradeniya is famous for the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya. It is situated in a slope of the Mahaweli river and attracts many visitors from Sri Lanka as well as from abroad. Another key attribute of this city is the University of Peradeniya which is the second oldest University in Sri Lanka . Its buildings are of mixed colonial and Indian style amongst the lush vegetation of the Sri Lankan hill country. The Department of Agriculture is also located here. West of the town lies the small town of Kadugannawa.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A gripping city on its own right, Colombo also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Peradeniya 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. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Peradeniya*

  • Pollution Statistics in Peradeniya

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

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Peradeniya: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 64.58 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 61.54 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.85 (High)
    • Car Stealing 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 61.54 (High)
    • Drug offense 61.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 26.92 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 63.46 (High)
  • Living in Peradeniya - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 40.54 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 72.99 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.25 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 24.38 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Peradeniya

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 36.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.97 USD

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

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