Galwadugoda
in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.045 and 80.207 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 2' 43" and E 80° 12' 25"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - LKR
Spoken languages:
Sinhala, Tamil, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:12 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.850 and -91.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Santo Tomas
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Sri Lanka in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sri Lanka. Last Update: 2024-07-20 08:14:22

Delve into Galwadugoda

Galwadugoda in Southern Province is a city located in Sri Lanka about 66 mi (or 106 km) south of Colombo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Galwadugoda is now 04:12 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Galwadugoda, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Koggala Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Sri Lanka is Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Galle, Ratnapura, Colombo, Katunayaka and Badulla. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

29°C (84 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 22nd of July 2024

29°C (83 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

28°C (83 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Aradhana Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
184, Richmond Hill Road
800000 Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vista Hasara Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
No 1 Richmond Hill Road
80000 Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


56 by Deco (Managed by Deco on 44)

Address
1,5 mi
56 Lighthouse Street, Fort
80000 Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Fortaleza Lighthouse Street

Address
1,5 mi
50 Lighthouse Street, Galle Fort
Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Deco On 44

Address
1,4 mi
44 Lighthouse Street, Fort
Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Panda House Villa

Address
1,4 mi
206/1 Old Matara Road, Pettigalawatha
80000 Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Fortaleza

Address
1,4 mi
9 Church Cross St
Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


NUMBER 48 GALLE FORT

Address
1,4 mi
48 Lighthouse Street
Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


New Old Dutch House

Address
1,3 mi
21, Middle Street, Fort
80000 Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Sealine

Address
1,3 mi
108/1, Pettigalawatta
Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Richmond College (Sri Lanka)

Richmond College is a primary and secondary school in Galle, Sri Lanka. The school was started as a Galle High School in 1876 by Rev. George Baugh. Richmond College is now a well-established institution with a reputation as one of the finest schools in Sri Lanka. Approaching the end of its second century as a school, it has produced many prominent citizens, including two in the highest political positions, namely the current President, and a former Prime Minister.

Located at 6.05288, 80.2047 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1814, Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Galle, Schools with a Cadet Corps, Alumni of Richmond College (Sri Lanka)

Galle International Stadium

Galle International Stadium (Sinhala: ගාල්ල ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රිකට් ක්‍රීඩාංගනය) (Tamil: காலி பன்னாட்டு அரங்கம்) is a cricket stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka, situated near the Galle fort and fringed on two sides by the Indian Ocean. It is considered to be one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the world. Before being brought up to international cricket standards, it was known as ‘The Esplanade’, and is the home ground of the Galle cricket club.

Located at 6.03144, 80.2163 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Test cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Southern Province, Sri Lanka, Galle

Mahinda College

Mahinda College is a Buddhist boys' school in Galle, Sri Lanka. The school was established on March 01, 1892 by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by Colonel Henry Steel Olcott. Today it is a national school, which provides primary and secondary education and has a reputation as one of the leading Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.04972, 80.215 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1892, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools with a Cadet Corps, Schools in Galle, Alumni of Mahinda College

St. Mary's Cathedral, Galle

The Cathedral of St. Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary, is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galle. It is a landmark in the City of Galle, Sri Lanka. The cathedral was built by the Society of Jesus at the end of the 19th century. The first bishop was the Belgian Jesuit Joseph Van Reeth. The Cathedral is central and important to the Catholics of South Sri Lanka, in the Diocese of Galle. The church is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Located at 6.03606, 80.2127 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Roman Catholic cathedrals of Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Southern Province, Sri Lanka, Galle

St. Aloysius' College (Galle)

St. Aloysius' College is one of the leading boys' schools in Southern Province of Sri Lanka. It is located in Galle, the capital city of Southern Province in Sri Lanka. The college was established in 1895 by Jesuit fathers. St. Aloysius' College is a national school, which provides primary and secondary education. The school takes the pride of producing world's one of the most renowned scientists, Late Prof. Cyril Ponnamperuma.

Located at 6.03583, 80.2122 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1895, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Galle

China Garden

China Garden is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Southern Province. The name is believed to refer to Chinese migrant labourers who were brought to the area for agricultural work in the early 19th century by Frederick North, then the colonial Governor of Ceylon.

Located at 6.03333, 80.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Dadalla

Dadalla is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province.

Located at 6.05, 80.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Galle Fort

Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.02583, 80.2175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Sri Lanka, Portuguese forts, Buildings and structures in Southern Province, Sri Lanka, Galle

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