Kesbewa, Colombo

Kesbewa, a dynamic suburb of Colombo, is located about 20 km south of the Sri Lankan capital. This region is distinguished by its blend of urban growth and natural beauty, making it an increasingly popular choice for both residents and investors. With an area of 50.39 km² and a population density that reflects its growing appeal, Kesbewa is a testament to Sri Lanka's rapid urbanisation.

The suburb is well-connected by major roads and is notable for its accessibility to Colombo through the 120 bus route and the Piliyandala Bypass Road, introduced in 2015. Surrounded by suburbs like Moratuwa and Maharagama, Kesbewa stands as a central node in the Colombo District, offering a vibrant community and a plethora of amenities.

Kesbewa exemplifies the dynamic nature of urban expansion in Sri Lanka, offering a blend of opportunities and challenges. Its development trajectory positions it as a suburb that not only promises growth and prosperity but also seeks to maintain its inherent charm and livability.
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City Insights

tick iconProximity to Colombo and other suburbs makes Kesbewa an attractive location for both residential and commercial activities.
tick iconEnhanced by major roads and the recent addition of the Piliyandala Bypass Road, connectivity is a key strength.
tick iconRapid urban development has significantly impacted Kesbewa's economy, with real estate and commerce thriving.
tick iconThe suburb is rich in cultural festivities, with local temples and churches playing a central role in community life.

Known Landmarks

  • Kesbewa Walking Path

  • Kesbewa Lake

  • Guidance International School

  • Bank of Ceylon - Kesbewa

  • Sri Wijayasundararamaya Kesbewa


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Bus Routes

120 Horana - Kesbewa - Pettah
127 Piliyandala - Kesbewa - Moragahahena
342 Kesbewa - Kottawa
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Nearest Train Stations

7.5kmMaharagama Railway Station
7.8kmKottawa Railway Station
9kmPannipitiya Railway Station

New Developments

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

What’s great here?

tick iconThe area’s connectivity is notably enhanced by the Piliyandala Bypass Road, which has improved access to Colombo and surrounding suburbs.
tick iconThe presence of several major bus routes, including the 120 from Horana to Pettah, facilitates convenient commuting options.
tick iconOffers a reasonable degree of access to a wide range of public amenities and facilities such as healthcare centres, shops and markets, financial services and more.
tick iconThe area is bustling with cultural activities, driven by a diverse array of local temples and churches that are central to community life.
tick iconCertain neighbourhoods closer to the main town area are considered to be safe for residents.
tick iconDespite its ongoing trajectory of urbanisation, Kesbewa has managed to maintain a balance with nature, offering scenic beauty alongside the conveniences of suburban living.

What needs attention?

tick iconLocated about 21 km away from the heart of Colombo, making daily commutes to and from the commercial capital challenging and time-consuming.
tick iconRoads and streets in the inner areas are in need of development and improvement to enable more hassle-free connectivity and mobility within the suburb.
tick iconAccess to healthcare, education, dining and retail variety could be improved.
tick iconThe area has a somewhat elevated incidence of safety and security concerns.
tick iconAs more and more developments and housing projects come into play, the urban planning aspect could be improved.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute3.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities3.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security3.5 out of 5
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Environment4.5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Kesbewa for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 25,145.47 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Negative Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Negative Trend
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