Nawalapitiya, Kandy

Nawalapitiya, a scenic town located in the Kandy District of Sri Lanka’s Central Province, is known for its lush tea plantations, rolling hills, and rich cultural heritage. Positioned approximately 38 kilometers southwest of Kandy, Nawalapitiya is a key hub in Sri Lanka’s tea country. The town offers a peaceful environment with a blend of natural beauty and modern amenities, making it an attractive place for residents and visitors alike.

Nawalapitiya is surrounded by verdant tea estates, waterfalls, and rivers, providing numerous opportunities for outdoor activities and sightseeing. The town itself is a bustling center with markets, schools, and healthcare facilities, catering to the needs of its population of around 30,000. Recent years have seen improvements in infrastructure, enhancing connectivity and the overall quality of life in Nawalapitiya.

The real estate market in Nawalapitiya is gradually growing, with increasing interest in residential, commercial, and agricultural properties. Its strategic location and serene environment make Nawalapitiya an appealing destination for those looking to invest or settle in the central highlands of Sri Lanka.
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City Insights

tick iconWell-connected by major roads and the railway line, facilitating easy access to Kandy, Colombo, and other cities.
tick iconSituated in the Central Province, known for its tea plantations and natural beauty.
tick iconPredominantly driven by tea production, agriculture, and small-scale industries.
tick iconRich in history with a strong cultural heritage tied to tea cultivation.
tick iconStrong influence of Buddhist culture, with numerous temples and cultural events.
tick iconA close-knit community with a mix of locals and visitors, fostering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Known Landmarks

  • Nawalapitiya Junction

  • Cargills Food City - Nawalapitiya

  • District General Hospital - Nawalapitiya

  • Police Station - Nawalapitiya

  • Post office - Nawalapitiya

  • Railway Station - Nawalapitiya

  • Tamil Kovil - Nawalapitiya


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Bus Routes

16Nawalapitiya - Colombo
47Nawalapitiya - Nuwara Eliya
715Nawalapitiya - Talawakele
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Nearest Train Stations

0kmNawalapitiya Railway Station
2.6kmWarakawa Railway Station
4.8kmPallegama Railway Station
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New Developments

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

What’s great here?

tick iconExcellent road and rail connections to Kandy, Colombo, and other major cities.
tick iconRegular bus and train services available.
tick iconAccess to beautiful scenic views and historical landmarks.
tick iconReasonably convenient access to basic amenities, including schools and healthcare facilities.
tick iconGenerally safe with low crime rates owing to a close-knit community setting.
tick iconClean and well-maintained public areas and natural landscapes.
tick iconAbundance of greenery and natural beauty.

What needs attention?

tick iconTraffic congestion during peak travel times, especially on major roads.
tick iconLimited public transport options late at night.
tick iconNeed for more recreational facilities and entertainment options.
tick iconNeed for more comprehensive healthcare and educational facilities.
tick iconA need for increased security measures during peak tourist seasons to manage crowds and avoid petty crimes.
tick iconA need to implement measures to control deforestation and promote sustainable tourism practices.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute3.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities3 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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