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Uva is a province in [[Sri Lanka]].
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'''Uva''' is a province in [[Sri Lanka]].
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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
*[[Badulla]] is the capital city of Uva Province. It is a romantic spot surrounded by tea plantations.
 
*[[Moneragala]] town is the capital city of the same district.  located about 50 k.m. from Badulla on the highway A°4 leading to Pottuvil on the eastern coast.
 
*[[Haputale]] is a village of the hill country, sorrounded by tea estates. There's also a little Anglican Church (St Andrews) on the Bandarawela road.
 
*[[Bandarawela]] is a busy market town 10 km north of Haputale.
 
*[[Welimada]]
 
*[[Wellawaya]]
 
*[[Passara]]
 
*[[Mahiyanganaya]]
 
*[[Sorabora Wewa]]
 
*[[Dambana]]
 
 
  
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* [[Badulla]] - the capital city of Uva Province, a romantic spot surrounded by tea plantations
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* [[Bandarawela]] - a busy market town 10 km north of Haputale
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* [[Dambana]]
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* [[Ella]] - the most famous place for tourism, sleepy small town with many places to visit
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* [[Haputale]] - a village of the hill country, surrounded by tea estates; there's also a little Anglican Church (St Andrews) on the Bandarawela Road
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* [[Mahiyanganaya]]
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* [[Moneragala]] - capital city of the same district, located about 50 km from Badulla on the highway A°4 leading to Pottuvil on the eastern coast
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* [[Passara]]
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* [[Sorabora Wewa]]
  
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* [[Welimada]]
  
* '''Ella''' - The most famous place for tourism. Sleepy small town. Many places to visit in Ella. Tea factorie,water falls,temples,Ella rock,Little adams'peak,Little world'send etc.
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* [[Wellawaya]]
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
The train journey from Colombo to Badulla keeps about 9 hours. Trains
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run along the Mahaweli River Valley among green mountains, offering
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The train journey from Colombo takes about 9 hours, and runs along the Mahaweli River Valley among green mountains, offering
 
splendid wiews on the highlands, tea crops and countless waterfalls.
 
splendid wiews on the highlands, tea crops and countless waterfalls.
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
==See==
 
==See==
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===Monuments===
 
===Monuments===
*'''Buduruwagala Rock Carvings''' Five kilometres south of Wellawaya, on the road to Tissa there are seven statues carved out of a rock. The tallest one, depicting the Buddha, is 50 feet tall. Buduruwagala means "stone images of the Buddha"
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*'''The Maligawila Buddha statue''' carved out of stone, stands in a blessing posture. It is 37 feet and 10 inches tall. The spot is close to Buttala village.
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* '''Buduruwagala Rock Carvings''' Five kilometres south of Wellawaya, on the road to Tissa there are seven statues carved out of a rock. The tallest one, depicting the Buddha, is 50 feet tall. Buduruwagala means "stone images of the Buddha"
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* '''The Maligawila Buddha statue''' carved out of stone, stands in a blessing posture. It is 37 feet and 10 inches tall. The spot is close to Buttala village.
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===Parks===
 
===Parks===
*'''The Uda Walawe National Park''' was established in 1972 to protect the Walawe reservoir. Wildlife includes elephants, crocodiles, jackals, buffalo etc.
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*'''The Maduru Oya National Park''' 300 k.m. away from Colombo in the dry zone. The fascinating Veddas tribes, members of any of the aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, are still living in the Park.
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* '''The Uda Walawe National Park''' was established in 1972 to protect the Walawe reservoir. Wildlife includes elephants, crocodiles, jackals, buffalo etc.
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* '''The Maduru Oya National Park''' 300 km away from Colombo in the dry zone. The fascinating Veddas tribes, members of any of the aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, are still living in the Park.
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===Waterfalls===
 
===Waterfalls===
*'''Dunhinda Falls''' 3 k.m. from Badulla town
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*'''Manawela Falls''' 12 k.m. from Welimada
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* '''Dunhinda Falls''' 3 km from Badulla town
*'''Diyaluma Falls''' It is 220m (570ft) in height and very close to the A-4 road between Koslanda and Wellawaya.
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* '''Manawela Falls''' 12 km from Welimada
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* '''Diyaluma Falls''' It is 220m (570ft) in height and very close to the A-4 road between Koslanda and Wellawaya.
 
   
 
   
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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===Bandarawela Town===
 
===Bandarawela Town===
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====Hotels====
 
====Hotels====
*'''Bandarawela Hotel''' - Rooms 36
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*'''Orient Hotel''' - Tel. 2252561/2 - Rooms 36
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* '''Bandarawela Hotel''' - Rooms 36
*'''Queens Hotel''' - Rooms 90
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* '''Orient Hotel''' - Tel. 2252561/2 - Rooms 36
====Guest Houses====
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* '''Queens Hotel''' - Rooms 90
*'''Himalie Guest House''' Badulla Road, Bindunuwewa - Tel.057-2362.
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*'''Ideal Resort''' Welimada Road - Tel. 057-22476 - Rooms:8.
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====Guest houses====
*'''Rose Villa''' Off Poonagalla Road - Tel. 057-22329 - Rooms: 3.
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* '''Himalie Guest House''' Badulla Road, Bindunuwewa - Tel.057-2362.
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* '''Ideal Resort''' Welimada Road - Tel. 057-22476 - Rooms:8.
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* '''Rose Villa''' Off Poonagalla Road - Tel. 057-22329 - Rooms: 3.
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===Badulla Town===
 
===Badulla Town===
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====Guest Houses====
 
====Guest Houses====
*'''Badulla New Tourist Inn''' 122, Dunhinda Falls Road Badulla - Tel. 055-23423 - Rooms: 30.
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*'''Dunhinda Falls Inn''' 35/11 1/1, Bandaranaike Mw - Tel. 055-22406,23028 - Rooms: 20.
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* '''Badulla New Tourist Inn''' 122, Dunhinda Falls Road Badulla - Tel. 055-23423 - Rooms: 30.
*'''Eagle's Nest''' 159, Lower Street - Tel. 055-22841 - Rooms: 13.
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*'''River Side Holiday Inn''' 27, Lower King Street - Tel. 055-22090 - Rooms: 6
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* '''Dunhinda Falls Inn''' 35/11 1/1, Bandaranaike Mw - Tel. 055-22406,23028 - Rooms: 20.
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* '''Eagle's Nest''' 159, Lower Street - Tel. 055-22841 - Rooms: 13.
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* '''River Side Holiday Inn''' 27, Lower King Street - Tel. 055-22090 - Rooms: 6
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===Haputale Town===
 
===Haputale Town===
  
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====Guest Houses====
 
====Guest Houses====
*'''High Cliffe''' 15, Station Road - Tel. 057-68096 Rooms:6
 
  
*`'''"White Monkey - Dias Rest"''', Hillside Thotulagala, Dambatenne Road km post 3, Cottage: 1 - Family Rooms: 2,  Tel.: +94-(0)57-5681027. Homepage: http://people.freenet.de/diasrest Email: mailvaganamdias@yahoo.co.uk
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* '''High Cliffe''' 15, Station Road - Tel. 057-68096 Rooms:6
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* '''"White Monkey - Dias Rest"''', Hillside Thotulagala, Dambatenne Road km post 3, Cottage: 1 - Family Rooms: 2,  Tel.: +94-(0)57-5681027. Homepage: http://people.freenet.de/diasrest Email: mailvaganamdias@yahoo.co.uk
  
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* '''Ella '''
 
* '''Ella '''
*'''"sun Top Inn" '''  
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* '''"sun Top Inn" '''  
 
police Station road ,Ella.  
 
police Station road ,Ella.  
 
With three upstair balconey rooms. Attached bath rooms with hot water. Eastern,Western,Indian,Chinese foods.
 
With three upstair balconey rooms. Attached bath rooms with hot water. Eastern,Western,Indian,Chinese foods.
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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[[WikiPedia:Uva Province]]
 
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Revision as of 19:50, 1 April 2007

Uva is a province in Sri Lanka.

Contents

Cities

  • Badulla - the capital city of Uva Province, a romantic spot surrounded by tea plantations
  • Bandarawela - a busy market town 10 km north of Haputale
  • Ella - the most famous place for tourism, sleepy small town with many places to visit
  • Haputale - a village of the hill country, surrounded by tea estates; there's also a little Anglican Church (St Andrews) on the Bandarawela Road
  • Moneragala - capital city of the same district, located about 50 km from Badulla on the highway A°4 leading to Pottuvil on the eastern coast

Get in

The train journey from Colombo takes about 9 hours, and runs along the Mahaweli River Valley among green mountains, offering splendid wiews on the highlands, tea crops and countless waterfalls.

Get around

See

Monuments

  • Buduruwagala Rock Carvings Five kilometres south of Wellawaya, on the road to Tissa there are seven statues carved out of a rock. The tallest one, depicting the Buddha, is 50 feet tall. Buduruwagala means "stone images of the Buddha"
  • The Maligawila Buddha statue carved out of stone, stands in a blessing posture. It is 37 feet and 10 inches tall. The spot is close to Buttala village.

Parks

  • The Uda Walawe National Park was established in 1972 to protect the Walawe reservoir. Wildlife includes elephants, crocodiles, jackals, buffalo etc.
  • The Maduru Oya National Park 300 km away from Colombo in the dry zone. The fascinating Veddas tribes, members of any of the aboriginal people of Sri Lanka, are still living in the Park.

Waterfalls

  • Dunhinda Falls 3 km from Badulla town
  • Manawela Falls 12 km from Welimada
  • Diyaluma Falls It is 220m (570ft) in height and very close to the A-4 road between Koslanda and Wellawaya.

Do

Eat

Sleep

Bandarawela Town

Hotels

  • Bandarawela Hotel - Rooms 36
  • Orient Hotel - Tel. 2252561/2 - Rooms 36
  • Queens Hotel - Rooms 90

Guest houses

  • Himalie Guest House Badulla Road, Bindunuwewa - Tel.057-2362.
  • Ideal Resort Welimada Road - Tel. 057-22476 - Rooms:8.
  • Rose Villa Off Poonagalla Road - Tel. 057-22329 - Rooms: 3.

Badulla Town

Guest Houses

  • Badulla New Tourist Inn 122, Dunhinda Falls Road Badulla - Tel. 055-23423 - Rooms: 30.
  • Dunhinda Falls Inn 35/11 1/1, Bandaranaike Mw - Tel. 055-22406,23028 - Rooms: 20.
  • Eagle's Nest 159, Lower Street - Tel. 055-22841 - Rooms: 13.
  • River Side Holiday Inn 27, Lower King Street - Tel. 055-22090 - Rooms: 6

Haputale Town

Haputale Homepage: http://www.haputale.de

Guest Houses

  • High Cliffe 15, Station Road - Tel. 057-68096 Rooms:6
  • "White Monkey - Dias Rest", Hillside Thotulagala, Dambatenne Road km post 3, Cottage: 1 - Family Rooms: 2, Tel.: +94-(0)57-5681027. Homepage: http://people.freenet.de/diasrest Email: mailvaganamdias@yahoo.co.uk
  • Ella
  • "sun Top Inn"

police Station road ,Ella. With three upstair balconey rooms. Attached bath rooms with hot water. Eastern,Western,Indian,Chinese foods. open upstair terace is ideal for reading. one day tour arrangements,taxi service,Internet, loundry service,local & IDD calls,free cookery demonstrations available. e- mail.suntopinn@sltnet.lk /suntopinn@yahoo.com phone - 057 2228673

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