Eheliyagoda, Ratnapura

Eheliyagoda, a quaint town situated in the Ratnapura District of Sri Lanka’s Sabaragamuwa Province, is famed for its traditional gemstone mining and lush rubber plantations. Located about 72 km east of Colombo, this town offers a blend of historical significance and natural beauty. The town is known for its serene environment, with scenic landscapes and a rich cultural heritage that draw both locals and tourists.

Eheliyagoda has a diverse economy driven by gemstone mining, rubber cultivation, and small-scale industries. The town is also gaining attention for its local markets, which are vibrant and filled with fresh produce, artisanal crafts, and traditional goods. Recent developments in infrastructure and local amenities have further enhanced the quality of life for its residents.

Eheliyagoda is a charming town that offers a unique blend of rural tranquility and suburban convenience. Whether you're considering investing in real estate, enjoying a peaceful community life, or exploring the town’s rich cultural heritage, Eheliyagoda has something to offer for everyone.
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City Insights

tick iconWell-connected by the A4 highway and accessible via major roads, facilitating easy travel to nearby cities.
tick iconSituated in the Sabaragamuwa Province, strategically positioned between Colombo and Ratnapura.
tick iconThe domestic economy is driven by gemstone mining, rubber plantations, agriculture, and small-scale industries.
tick iconRich in cultural heritage with a strong tradition in gemstone mining and rubber cultivation.

Known Landmarks

  • Eheliyagoda Junction

  • Keells Eheliyagoda

  • National Gem and Jewellery Authority Eheliyagoda

  • Post Office Eheliyagoda

  • Public Market Eheliyagoda


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Bus Routes

3Fort - Eheliyagoda - Kataragama
3-1Colombo - Eheliyagoda - Embilipitiya

New Developments

tick iconCurrently, there are no new developments reported in this area.

What’s great here?

tick iconExcellent road connections to Colombo, Ratnapura, and other major cities.
tick iconRegular bus services and accessible roads enhance connectivity.
tick iconAccess to fresh agricultural produce and local goods.
tick iconAccess to a variety of goods and services at local markets and shopping centres.
tick iconGenerally safe with low crime rates and a strong sense of community.
tick iconClean and well-maintained public areas and natural landscapes and better air quality compared to more urbanised regions.
tick iconProximity to scenic waterfalls and green spaces.

What needs attention?

tick iconA need for further development and improvement in inner road networks in order to facilitate smoother mobility.
tick iconLimited public transport options late at night.
tick iconPoor connectivity via rail.
tick iconNeed for more comprehensive healthcare and educational facilities to cater to the increasing population.
tick iconNeed for more recreational facilities and modern amenities.
tick iconEnhancements needed in street lighting in certain areas.
tick iconA need for better waste management practices to protect the natural environment.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute3 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities3.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4.5 out of 5
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Environment4.5 out of 5

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