Kurunegala, North Western Province of Sri Lanka

On the way, I found a rord side coconut vendor stall and had the coconut juice. It was very good. The price was just 50 Sri Lanka Rupee ($0.4).

rord side coconut vendor

rord side coconut vendor

Photos on the way to Kurunegala from Negombo, taken from the car.

Photos on the way to Kurunegala from Negombo, taken from the car.

I dropped in at the Kurunegala Town on the way to Anuradhapura. Kurunegala is a busy market town and transport hub between Colombo and Anuradhapura. The population of Kurunegala is 30,315 (2011).

Going into the Kurunegala town

Going into the Kurunegala town

Kurunegala Town Map

Kurunegala Town Map

Kurunegala is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of the Kurunegala Distric. Kurunegala was also an ancient royal capital for 50 years, from the end of the 13th century to the start of the 14th century.

Kurunegala Town Hall

Kurunegala Town Hall

Located at an altitude of 116 meters above sea level, Kurunegala is surrounded by coconut plantations and rubber estates. There are eight very noticeable large rocks that encircle and dominate the city.

Main street of the Kurunegala town

Main street of the Kurunegala town

Kurunegala Town Centre

Kurunegala Town Centre, this town is disorderly.

This is the famous clock tower.

This is the famous clock tower.

There are many temples of various denominations in this town.

Al Jamiul Azhar Jumma Masjid (Mosque), Kurunegala

Al Jamiul Azhar Jumma Masjid (Mosque), Kurunegala

Buddhist Temple Ethkanda Viharaya

Buddhist Temple Ethkanda Viharaya

he Bauddhaloka Viharaya is a Buddhist shrine located in Kurunegala.

he Bauddhaloka Viharaya is a Buddhist shrine located in Kurunegala.

I took some pictures of Kurunegala Lake finally, and left the town.

Kurunegala Lake

Kurunegala Lake

Flora of the Kurunegala Area

Flora of the Kurunegala Area

 

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