Pannipitiya, Colombo

Positioned on the southern edge of Colombo, Pannipitiya strikes a harmonious balance between the calm of suburban living and the convenience of city access. This suburb is distinguished by its verdant surroundings, providing a serene backdrop to a community that values both tranquillity and connectivity. With its strategic location, Pannipitiya has become a favoured destination for those seeking a peaceful residential setting within easy reach of Colombo's urban amenities.

The area offers a diverse range of housing choices, accommodating a broad spectrum of residents from young families to professionals. Enhanced by its excellent road and rail links, Pannipitiya ensures smooth commutes to central Colombo and other key destinations, making it an attractive spot for anyone looking to blend suburban calm with urban accessibility.

Pannipitiya's unique position offers an appealing lifestyle choice for those seeking suburban peace with close urban ties. As it continues to evolve, the focus remains on fostering a community that celebrates its natural setting while welcoming growth and modernization.
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City Insights

tick iconAn ideal mix of peaceful living with the perks of city proximity.
tick iconBenefits from extensive transport options, ensuring convenient travel.
tick iconFlourishes from a combination of retail, education, and commercial sectors.
tick iconHolds a rich Sinhala Buddhist cultural background, gradually evolving into a contemporary suburban area.
tick iconDeep-rooted in community values, reflecting a blend of tradition and modernity.

Known Landmarks

  • Dharmapala College - Pannipitiya

  • Pannipitiya Bodhi Tree

  • Pannipitiya Railway Station

  • Post Office Pannipitiya

  • Siri Dhamminda Temple


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Bus Routes

122 Kataragama - Pannipitiya - Pettah
123 Maharagama - Pannipitiya
124Maharagama - Pannipitiya
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Nearest Train Stations

0kmPannipitiya Railway Station
2.4kmKottawa Railway Station
2.7kmMaharagama Railway Station
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New Developments

tick iconA middle-income housing project called “Viyathpura” is underway, by the Urban Development Authority (UDA). The apartment complex includes 2 and 3 bedroom formats.

What’s great here?

tick iconAccessible through major highways and an excellent public transport network, ensuring ease of mobility via both road and rail.
tick iconVaried retail and dining establishments meet the needs of a growing community.
tick iconStrong educational and medical infrastructure supports family-oriented living.
tick iconKnown for its safe environment, backed by community vigilance.
tick iconDistinguished by its verdant surroundings, the suburb provides a serene backdrop to a community that values both tranquillity and connectivity.

What needs attention?

tick iconLocated approximately 16km from the epicentre of Colombo, making for relatively longer commutes.
tick iconHeavy traffic congestion along the main roads during peak hours.
tick iconA need for improvement in public services and amenities to cater to the demands of the growing urbanised population.
tick iconA need for road safety improvements, particularly near schools and community centres.
tick iconA need to implement stricter pollution and waste management controls.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute4 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities3.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4 out of 5
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Environment4.5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Pannipitiya for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 25,686.23 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Positive Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Negative Trend
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