Ragama Tourism

Ragama is a suburb of Colombo city, located in the Western Province, Sri Lanka. Ragama is easily accessible from the Colombo - Negombo main road and is about 5 km (3.1 mi) from Mahabage junction.It belongs to the Ja-Ela Pradeshiya Sabha. This is a well known town due to one major Railway junction where the main line and the Puttalam line meet. The town is also known for the Sri Lanka Army's rehabilitation centre Rana Viru Sevana. Colombo North General Hospital is also located at Ragama and is famous as having one of the most advanced Diagnostic Departments in Sri Lanka. It also boasts the country's only Liver Transplant Unit. Sri Lanka's second motorway flyover is built over the main railway line right at the town centre. Currently Ragama is home to several important government establishments in the country. They are 1. * North Colombo (Teaching) General Hospital - This is considered as the second largest hospital in Sri Lanka. 2. * Sri Lanka Navy (Gemunu)Brigade 3. * Sri Lanka Navy (Mahasen) Brigade 4. * College of Naval Architecture (attached to Sri Lanka Navy) 5. * Faculty of Medicine - University of Kelaniya (attached to North Colombo General Hospital) 6. * Rehabilitation Center for Disabled War Heroes (Ranaviru Sevena) 7. * Mahara Prison (Second largest prison in the country) 8. * Governments Ammunition storage 9. * Rehabilitation Hospital - Ragama 10. * Chest Hospital - Welisara (Ragama suburb) 11. * St.Lazarus R C Church and College (Ragama - Kurukulawa) 12. * Hometown and Birthplace of great artist Jackson Anthony. 13. * Our Lady of Lanka National Basilica (Catholic)

Wikipedia

This warm abode of Ragama is a delightful place to visit in Sri Lanka. Ragama is located at a short trip away from Colombo a major city in Sri Lanka. Colombo is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Also, to reach Ragama, 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 Ragama can generally be of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Ragama before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 52.3 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 60.21 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.43 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.54 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 55.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.58 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.7 (Low)
  • How safe is Ragama for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ragama.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.85 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.4 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 67.8 (High)
    • Car Stealing 32.26 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.1 (Low)
    • Attacks 34.48 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.78 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.34 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.2 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.64 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.2 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ragama is 87.07 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 59.79 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.11 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 57.48 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 58.94 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.12 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 70.79 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 29.93 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 25.73 (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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ragama

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 53.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.52 USD

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