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.


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.

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