25 Best Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka Story

By Raeesha Ikram

Introduction

25 Best Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka Story

Often referred to as ‘Little England’, Nuwara Eliya is known for its colonial ambience as it is where the British... Read more

Place to visit 1

Devon Waterfall

Nuwara Eliya district has many magnificent waterfalls, and Devon Waterfall is one of them. Devon Falls is located closer to... Read more

Place to visit 2

St Clair’s Falls

Located close to Devon Falls in Thalawakele is a three-tiered cascade waterfall with extensive tea plantations on either side of... Read more

Place to visit 3

Galway’s Land National Park

Galway’s Land was declared a wildlife sanctuary and national park in 2006 to conserve the mountain ecosystems in the region.... Read more

Place to visit 4

Lake Gregory

Lake Gregory is an ideal spot to go for a walk in the evening to enjoy Nuwara Eliya’s cooler weather.... Read more

Place to visit 5

Mohini Falls

The waterfall resembles the outline of a mohini, which refers to a female ghost with long white locks in English,... Read more

Place to visit 6

Ramboda Waterfalls

Ramboda Waterfalls is one of the most popular Nuwara Eliya sightseeing places among locals and tourists due to its unique... Read more

Place to visit 7

Jagro Strawberry Farm

Visting a strawberry farm is one of the most popular things to do in Nuwara Eliya. It’s really interesting to... Read more

Place to visit 8

Hakgala Botanic Gardens

If you want to explore rare plant and flower varieties, Hakgala Botanic Gardens is the place to go. There’s quite... Read more

Place to visit 9

Victoria Park

Victoria Park is located next to the Nuwara Eliya Post Office. You can relax under the shade of giant trees,... Read more

Place to visit 10

St Francis Xavier’s Church

St. Francis Xavier’s Church is one of the most revered churches in Sri Lanka and the first to be built... Read more

Place to visit 11

Franciscan Sister’s Jam Room

If you love jam (who doesn’t!), here's what to do in Nuwara Eliya to treat your taste buds right. Located... Read more

Place to visit 12

Horton Plains National Park

If you're looking for challenging nature-bound places to see in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, Horton Plains National Park is for... Read more

Place to visit 13

Thotupola Kanda

Thotupola Kanda is the third-largest summit in Sri Lanka, with a soaring height of 2357 meters. It is situated within... Read more

Place to visit 14

Seetha Amman Temple

Seetha Amman Temple, or the Sita Temple, is one of the popular points of interest in Nuwara Eliya that you... Read more

Place to visit 15

Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

For golf lovers, this is a place not to be missed. Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is considered one of the... Read more

Place to visit 16

Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple

Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple is considered a very sacred site among Hindu devotees and attracts a significant crowd throughout the... Read more

Place to visit 17

Bale Bazaar

The Bale Bazaar in Nuwara Eliya town is a market that sells all kinds of winter clothes throughout the year.... Read more

Place to visit 18

Aberdeen Falls

If you're looking for a place surrounded by lush greenery to spend a day at and a fantastic waterfall to... Read more

Place to visit 19

Mount Pidurutalagala

Mount Pidurutalagala, or Mount Pedro, is the tallest mountain on the island, rising 2524 meters tall. It is surrounded by... Read more

Place to visit 20

Moon Plains

The Moon Plains, also known as Sandathenna, is a newer attraction opened to visitors only in 2010. The vast greenish... Read more

Place to visit 21

Bomburu Ella Falls

Looking for more places to visit in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka? Then, pay a visit to Bomburu Ella Falls, also... Read more

Place to visit 22

Holy Trinity Church

This Anglican church's construction is believed to have begun in 1845, and it took seven years to be completed. It... Read more

Place to visit 23

Ambewela Farms

Ambewela Farms consists of 2 farms known as the Ambewela Farm and the New Zealand Farm, only the latter being... Read more

Place to visit 24

Lover’s Leap Waterfall

This waterfall that cascades from the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka, Piduruthalagala, bears a tragic legend. The folklore marks it... Read more

Place to visit 25

Pedro Tea Factory

The high altitude of Nuwara Eliya makes it ideal for tea plantations, and some of the best varieties of the... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

If you have more time to spare, you can expand your city tour by adding more beautiful places to visit... Read more