in Western Province, Sri Lanka
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (Unesco heritage, 65 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 84 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 93 mi)
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 103 mi)
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura (Unesco heritage, 104 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.908 and 79.887 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 54' 29" and E 79° 53' 13"
- 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: 07:19 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:08 am and 6:20 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Puerto Villamil
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,4 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: 2020-03-31 07:22:27
Delve into Welikada East
Welikada East in Western Province is a city located in Sri Lanka a little south-east of Colombo, the country's capital town.
Current time in Welikada East is now 07:19 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Welikada East, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Beira Lake Seaplane Base in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), North-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 54 mi (or 87 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: 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: 31°C / 89 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 85 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 34% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 1st of April 2020
32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 2nd of April 2020
33°C (92 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Friday, 3rd of April 2020
34°C (93 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
The Fortress Resort and Spa
Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites
The Canes Boutique Hotel
Colombo Hotel by Ceilão Villas
The Mirror Mansion
ZEN Rooms Nawala Junction
Videos from this area
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Anatomy Block Centenary Commemoration - Moments of A Journey Through the Human Body
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Theseus and the Minotaur: A Lego Stop Motion Production
A Lego performance about the Minotaur, an old Greek myth.
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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.
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte (Sinhala: ශ්රී ජයවර්ධනපුර කෝට්ටේ, Tamil: ஶ்ரீ ஜெயவர்த்தனபுரம் கோட்டை), also known as Kotte කෝට්ටේ / கோட்டை, is a large suburb of the capital Colombo and is the parliament site of Sri Lanka. It is located beyond the Colombo city centre and is often called New Capital Territory. It is the current Capital City of Sri Lanka.
National Institute of Business Management (Sri Lanka)
The National Institute of Business Management (also known as NIBM) is a Sri Lankan business school. It is a collaboration with the UNDP, with the ILO functioning as the executing agency. On 1 June 1976, the Institute was incorporated as the National Institute of Business Management.
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.
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.
Welikadawatte, a middle-class housing estate in Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, was a result of the first co-operative housing scheme in Sri Lanka. In the mid-1950s, Dr. Seneka Bibile, together with Herbert Keuneman, 'Bonnie' Fernando, Anil and Jeanne Moonesinghe and other members of the radical intelligentsia, founded Sri Lanka's first co-operative housing scheme, the Gothatuwa Building Society.
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.
Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall
The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), is a convention center located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Built between 1970 and 1973 the convention center was a gift from the People's Republic of China in memory of Solomon Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) from 1956 to 1959.
Carey College, Colombo
Carey Baptist College, popularly known as "Carey College", is a private Baptist school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka.
CR & FC Grounds
Ceylonese Rugby & Football Club Grounds is a multi-purpose stadium complex located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is the home ground of Caltex League side Ceylonese Rugby & Football Club and on occasion hosts concerts.
Hewavitharana Maha Vidyalaya
Hewavitharana Maha Vidyalaya is a mixed school in Sri Lanka, located in Rajagiriya. Hewavitharana Maha Vidyalaya has two sections - the Primary section, serving students from Grade 1 to Grade 5 and the Secondary section, serving students from Grade 6 to Grade 13.
Siege of Kotte (1557–58)
The Siege of Kotte from November 1557 – November 1558 was a battle part of the Sinhalese–Portuguese War. A 50,000 strong Sitawaka army led by King Mayadunne besieged Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, the capital of Kotte Kingdom for 12 months against a combined force of Portuguese and lascarins led by Captain major Dom Afonso Pereira de Lacerda. After receiving reinforcements from Mannar, Portuguese made a sally and succeeded in forcing the besiegers to withdraw.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Welikada East.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Welikada East, Welikada