Kolonnawa
in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.933 and 79.885 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 55' 58" and E 79° 53' 5"
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: 06:23 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto Villamil
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Sri Lanka in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,7 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: 2022-01-29 08:18:27

Discover Kolonnawa

Kolonnawa in Western Province with it's 58,076 citizens is a town in Sri Lanka a little east of Colombo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Kolonnawa is now 06:23 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports near Kolonnawa, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Beira Lake Seaplane Base in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), West. 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 Sinharaja Forest Reserve in a distance of 55 mi (or 89 km), South-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Colombo, Katunayaka, Ratnapura, Kurunegala and Kandy. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 47% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 30th of January 2022

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 31st of January 2022

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 1st of February 2022

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

CINNAMON LAKESIDE COLOMBO

Address
2,4 mi
115 SIR C.A.GARDINER MAWATHA
00200 Colombo 02
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


The Fortress Resort and Spa

Address
2,2 mi
KOGGALA HABARADUWA
NONE Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Hilton Colombo Residence

Address
2,2 mi
P.O. Box 2000 200 Union Place
02 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hilton Colombo

Address
1,7 mi
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner
2 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ramada Colombo

Address
1,9 mi
Sir Mohamed Macan Makar Mawatha 3o
00100 Fort,Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites

Address
2,0 mi
No. 30, Hyde Park Corner
02 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo

Address
1,6 mi
65 Rosmead Place
00700 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Villa Colombo 7

Address
2,4 mi
30/90S Longdon Place
00700 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Metro City Hotel

Address
2,3 mi
122, Justice Akbar Mawatha
00200 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


ZEN Rooms Union Place

Address
2,2 mi
Union Place No 86
00200 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
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.

Ananda College

Ananda College, Colombo, was established on November 1, 1886, by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by Colonel Henry Steel Olcott. Ananda College is a National School, which provides primary and secondary education.

Located at 6.925, 79.8692 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1886, National schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Schools with a Cadet Corps, Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Colombo

R. Premadasa Stadium

R. Premadasa Stadium (Sinhala: ආර්. ප්‍රේමදාස ක්‍රීඩාංගනය, Tamil: ஆர். பிரேமதாச ஸ்டேடியம்; also known as Khettarama Stadium, Ranasinghe Premadasa Stadium or simply as the Premadasa Stadium) is a cricket stadium on Khettarama Road, Maligawatta, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The stadium was, before June 1994, known as the Khettarama Cricket Stadium and is today one of the main venues where the Sri Lankan cricket team play, having hosted more than 100 one day international matches.

Located at 6.93967, 79.872 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Colombo, Test cricket grounds in Sri Lanka

Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium

Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium (Sinhala: පාකියසොති සර්වනමූත්තු ක්‍රීඩාංගනය, Tamil: பாக்கியசோதி சரவணமுத்து மைதானம்; aka Colombo Oval or P. Sara) is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium holds 15,000 and hosted its first Test match in 1982. It is named after Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, a former civil servant and first President of the Board of Control for Cricket.

Located at 6.91889, 79.8839 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Multi-purpose stadiums in Sri Lanka, Test cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Cricket grounds in Colombo

Nalanda College, Colombo

Nalanda College Colombo (officially Nalanda Maha Vidalaya) is a government Buddhist school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The college was established by P. de S. Kularatne as an offshoot of Ananda College Colombo on 1 November 1925.

Located at 6.92222, 79.8747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Nalanda College, Colombo, Alumni of Nalanda College, Colombo, Educational institutions established in 1925, National schools in Sri Lanka, Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Schools with a Cadet Corps

Veluwana College

Veluwana college (කොළඹ වේළුවන විද්‍යාලය) in Dematagoda was established May 1, 1952 by the Buddhist Society led by Veluwanarama temple. It is one of oldest Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka. Veluwana College is a National School. It provides primary and secondary education.

Located at 6.92222, 79.8747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1952, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Dharmasoka College

Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda, is a leading mix school in Sri Lanka. The college was established in 1913. It is one of the educational institute supported by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by Colonel Henry Steel Olcott, and accordingly is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools. It provides primary and secondary education.

Located at 6.925, 79.8692 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1913, Schools in Ambalangoda

Vidura College, Nawala

Vidura College - Colombo is a secondary school in Sri Lanka, imparting education in English. The school strives to maintain a balance between the English, Sinhala and Tamil languages and cultures, as well as promoting the national culture, traditions and heritage. The curriculum is built around strict discipline and personality development which are in demand in the world of work. Thus, the mission of the school is to lead the child to a competitive world of work.

Located at 6.925, 79.8692 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1999, Schools in Colombo

Welikada Prison

The Welikada Prison (also known as the Magazine Prison) is a maximum security prison and is the largest prison in Sri Lanka. It was built in 1841 by the British colonial government under Governor Cameron. The prison covers and area of 48 acres . It is over-crowded with about 1700 detainees exceeding the actual member that could be accommodated. The prison also has a gallows (although not used since 1959) and has its own hospital too. The prison is administrated by the Department of Prisons.

Located at 6.92194, 79.8803 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1841 establishments, Prisons in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Colombo, Government buildings in Colombo

Ananda Central College

Ananda Central College is a co-educational school in the Elpitiya division, Galle district, Sri Lanka. It provides education for around 4000 students in grades 1 to 13.

Located at 6.925, 79.8692 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Elpitiya

Nalanda Maha Vidyalaya, Elpitiya

Nalanda Maha Vidyalaya is a co-educational school in the Elpitiya division, Galle district, Sri Lanka. It provides education for around 1000 students in grades 1 to 13.

Located at 6.925, 79.8692 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Elpitiya

Carey College, Colombo

Carey Baptist College, popularly known as "Carey College", is a private Baptist school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.91752, 79.871 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Schools in Colombo, Private schools in Sri Lanka

2012 Welikada prison riot

The Welikada prison riot was a prison riot that occurred on 9 November 2012 at Welikada Prison in Sri Lanka. The riot broke out during a search for illegal arms. The riot left 27 people dead and 40 injured. The government has appointed a committee to investigate the riot. Welikada Prison, which has around 4,000 prisoners, has witnessed a number of violent riots in its history.

Located at 6.92114, 79.8788 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2012 in Sri Lanka, 2012 riots, Mass murder in 2012, Prison massacres in Sri Lanka, Prison uprisings, Riots and civil disorder in Sri Lanka

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kolonnawa.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kolonnawa