Polgahawela Tourism

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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.

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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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Facts and Stats for Polgahawela*

  • Pollution Statistics in Polgahawela

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

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Polgahawela: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 61.11 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Polgahawela - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 45.87 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 50.86 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 49.67 (High)
    • Health Care Index 81.25 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 26.59 (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 Polgahawela

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.29 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 17.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 19.19 USD

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

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